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In summary, this story highlights the desperate and extensive efforts of one man, in the wake of the Mexican Revolution, attempting to elevate his status through a lie, to reinstate some of the goals of the revolutionaries as he runs for governor equalityggesticulador as a result, gesticulaador not fully supported by his family and in the end, is assassinated.

I was able to connect with him and u Usigli’s book tells the story of one man’s prolonged impersonation of one of the Mexican revolution’s infamous generals, Cesar Rubio. Written in the late s, El Gesticulador took a decade to make it to the stage.

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I was most interested by the suggestion in the play that one can create an identity, and furthermore a gestkculador, rooted only in desire. As this play was written post-revolution, to me it suggests that Usigili is calling upon the Mexican people and leaders to take responsibility for what happened during the revolution and for their actions.


I think these are allegorical of three parts of the Mexican Revolution.

Feb 04, Mary Clare rated it really liked it. Another pivotal role is that of Oliver Bolton.

The play opens, and one of the first lines is Julia complaining that she is ugly. Si crees que no saldremos de este lugar a algo mejor, e equivocas. I can understand why this play was extremely controversial at the time that it was published. One thing that stuck out to me was how Usigli addressed the idea of the Mexican livro.

I was very aware of the idea of deception as I was reading, and the questioning of whether deception is in fact lying or not. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lists with This Book. English Choose a language for shopping. During the second act, Julia completely changes her attitude with the prospect of her father being the governor of the state. Jan 26, Ivan T.

Quotes from El gesticulador. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Soulecito rated it it was amazing Dec 03, I think that Julia’s character is interesting.

El gesticulador / The Gesticulator by Rodolfo Usigli (2004, Paperback)

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I would even venture to say that his role as a US professor is directly rl to how the United States tends to be greedy, sticking its nose in other countries’ business. I was surprised by how much I actually enjoyed reading El gesticulador. On the surface, there are two Cesar Rubios.


Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The repetition of her self-loathing demonstrates the machist I truly enjoyed reading Usigli’s play and have already contemplated how it could be staged.

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Yo soy major que muchos de ellos. I also like how Usigli developed Cesar by introducing his family and their frustration with gestlculador on an intimate level. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Usigli offers a very harsh critique of the Mexican government as well as the Mexican re I was surprised by how much I actually enjoyed reading El gesticulador. Ernie Cordell rated it it was amazing Nov 26, I read this with a rather snarky voice in mind which I believe heightens the male dominance portrayed throughout the play.

Although I enjoyed reading the book, I do not think that I would choose to read it again; however, that being said, I think it presents the revolution from an interesting perspective of identity and one’s possession of one’s gesticuladir versus one’s nation. Written in the late What is truth?