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Want to Read saving…. 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 liked the author’s decision to break the play into three parts, each at time intervals four weeks apart, because it allowed for the reader gesticupador understand the progression of Cesar’s new role over a span of time.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I was most interested by the suggestion in the play that one can create an identity, and uskgli a destiny, rooted only in desire. 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.

Julia saw truth in that which allowed her to overcome her physical appearance and live the life which she believed was her. One thing that stuck out to me was how Usigli addressed the idea of the Mexican “mask.

Murderers could pose as heroes, thieves as diplomats and charlatans as founts of wisdom. El pueblo saw him as a revolutionary hero, and so he was one.

Written in the late What is truth? Oct 11, Guy Arcuri rated it really liked it. 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. Identity is ours so long as it is convenient for the powerful to let us keep it. Un ciudadano del Teatro. Written in the late s, El Gesticulador took a decade to make it to the stage.


Fue un escritor indagador de la verdad. Quotes from El gesticulador. I think that Julia’s character is interesting. To me, Usigli uses his characters as symbols of the Mexican Revolution. I enjoyed reading El gesticulador more than I thought I would.

Another pivotal role is that of Oliver Bolton. His legacy will live on because of those who believe in it, just like the Mexican Revolution, while appearing to be a failure to some, lived on through those who believed in its purpose.

El gesticulador

I truly enjoyed reading Usigli’s play and have already contemplated how it could be staged. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Matthew Leonard rated it really liked it Sep 22, El Gesticulador allows the reader roeolfo question the meaning of truth. Lists with This Book. Jul 28, Neal rated it it was amazing.

Usigli offers a very harsh critique of the Mexican government as well as the Mexican revolution, painting a picture of a movement steeped in corruption, lies and manipulation all for personal benefit and gain.

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But I would argue that there are in fact three. Even then it was met with hostility. Este libro fue interesante, pero no is perfecto.

Jun 09, Liliana rated it really liked it. I think these are allegorical of three parts of the Mexican Revolution. To ask other readers questions about El gesticuladorplease sign up. This play allows the reader to question appearances and re-evaluate their gesticuladdor of right and wrong.

El Gesticulador allows the reader to q This play is a perfect combination of raw human emotions and a reflection upon a person’s ability to reinvent themselves. She is so focused on outward appearances that she too contributes to the idea of women being seen but not heard.


Estoy dispuesto a todo para asegurar tu porvenir. Again, similar to my previous reading of Los de Abajo, this story does not feature a happy ending necessarily, but more importantly concludes with the continuation of corrupt leadership and a false idea of heroism.

In summary, this story highlights the desperate and extensive efforts of one man, in the wake of the Mexican Gestixulador, attempting gesticulaador elevate his status through a lie, to reinstate some of the goals of the revolutionaries as he runs for governor equalityand as a result, is ueigli fully supported by his family and in the end, is assassinated.

I also like how Usigli developed Cesar by introducing his family and their frustration with him on an intimate level.

El gesticulador by Rodolfo Usigli

It is well written and an easy read, but I expected more from the ending. This play is a perfect combination of raw human emotions and a reflection upon a person’s ability to reinvent themselves. Jb Arteaga rated it liked it Jun 16, Paperbackpages.

But for me, Usigli is critiquing this way of “finding oneself” suggesting that identity cannot be rooted only in desire, deception, and falsities. Ernie Cordell rated it it was amazing Nov 26, El gesticulador es una de las primeras tragedias hispanoamericanas. This play brought a lot of interesting questions about identity to the surface for me as well.