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Hector Torres rated it it was amazing Oct 05, Open Preview See a Problem? Paperbackpages. Want to Read saving…. Jb Arteaga rated it liked it Jun 16, Not from audiences who loved it but from politicians who probably saw too much of themselves in it and hired writers to publish scathing reviews.

Although the actual language is relatively easy to understand lubro the themes of appearances and self-identification are overtly emphasized, I consider this play to be a wonderful insight into the mind of artists roodlfo the early to mid twentieth century. I read this play for Spanish lit class when I was in college.

Already Usigli introduces themes of doubt, family dispute and tension, and appearances, which is first mentioned by Miguel, Rubio’s son, on the fourth page. I can understand why this play was extremely controversial at the time that it was published. But then I thought about the work as a play, which is meant to be performed and this tempered my unqualified analysis somewhat.

Este libro fue interesante, pero no is perfecto. Jul 28, Neal rated it it was amazing. It is well written and an easy read, but I expected more from the ending. Matthew Leonard rated it really liked it Sep 22, In the second act one of the most interesting dialogue exchanges is between Estrella and Elena in which Estrella says to her “What admirable feminine insight! To ask other readers questions about El gesticuladorplease sign up.


The revolution destroyed the old order and made room for anyone to be whatever they wanted to be. I was most interested by the suggestion in the play that one can create an identity, and furthermore a destiny, rooted only in desire.

I also enjoyed the diction: Jan 26, Ivan T. I think these are allegorical of three parts of the Mexican Revolution. 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. This play brought a lot of interesting questions about identity to the surface for me as well.

She doesn’t consider herself pretty, but the author draws a lot of attention to her figure. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Some readers may criticize the quick development, overuse, and frequent mentioning or insinuation of the theme, but I believe this writing style to be a result of the authors’ during this time, s, own identity crisis. El pueblo saw him as a revolutionary hero, and so he was one. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Rita Montes rated gesticulsdor it was amazing Mar 02, My initial criticism would be that the themes and satire is developed too overtly and that the lack of subtly in the dialogue and the story line take e, from the play’s power as a portrayal of the impact of the Mexican Revolution.

Fue un escritor indagador de la verdad. Truth is what impostors, advertisers and politicians convince us it is. I loved this play. As this play was written post-revolution, to me it suggests that Usigili is calling upon the Mexican people and leaders uzigli take responsibility for what happened during the revolution and for libeo actions. Although the authors’ muralist counterparts practiced and produced similar and unified works conveying similar messages, the written artists experienced their own sort of identity crisis because there was no central message or common genre.

Feb 03, Janey Fugate rated roeolfo liked it. Feb 03, Callie Deddens rated it really liked it. Only Miguel clings to a traditional concept of the truth.


Es la obra capital de Rodolfo Usigli. Usigli’s book tells the story of one man’s prolonged impersonation of one of the Mexican revolution’s infamous generals, Cesar Rubio.

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Lists with This Book. Fue uno de los mexicanos con mayor sentido de universalidad. There is the poor professor whose name is Cesar Rubio and the hero who died in the war. Feb 03, Mary Frantz rated it liked it. This play allows the reader to question appearances and re-evaluate their conception of right and wrong. One thing that stuck out to me was how Usigli addressed the idea of the Mexican “mask. Soulecito rated it it was amazing Dec 03, View all 7 comments.

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

I thought the conversation between Cesar and Navarro helped to illustrate this idea as well as to depict the corruption present in the Mexican revolution.

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Published January 1st by Ediciones Catedra S. 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. The play opens, and one of the first lines is Julia complaining that she is ugly. Feb 03, Sophia K-l rated it really liked it. His legacy will live on because of those who believe usihli it, just like gesiculador Mexican Revolution, while appearing to be a failure to some, lived on through those who believed in its purpose.