Lo Fingido Verdadero (Acting is Believing) [Michael D. McGaha, Lope de Vega] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Lo fingido verdadero de Lope de Vega.” Dir. Claudio Hochman. Comedia Performance: Journal of the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater Lope de Vega, “Lo fingido verdadero. Acting is Believing”, trans. Michael D. McGaha (Book Review). J. M. RUANO DE LA HAZA.

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Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Turning to the historical background of the play, the translator is able to discuss at length the political implications of the work. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with fignido, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Genesius dies impaled on a pole, and he remains a devoted Christian in his dying monologue, while his acting troupe redistribute the roles and plan how they will carry on performing without him.

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For example, McGaha’s “Your Spanish-style puns are a pain in the ass” p. Rent from DeepDyve Recommend.

View freely available titles: Diocletian, having enjoyed the first play, hears that Genesius is an even better actor when playing the part of a Christian, so he orders the troupe to perform again.

His pronouncements on theory parallel and even paraphrase, according to McGaha, Lope’s Arte nuevo. Trinity University Press has assumed a leading verdaderi in publishing new translations using the expertise evga David Gitlitz, Matthew Stroud and now Michael D. Contact Contact Us Help. In response to this treachery, Diocletian kills Aper, and is crowned the next emperor. Based on the story of St.


You must be logged in to post a comment. Emilio Cotarelo y Mori, vol. Once they return, they reveal that they have been married, but Genesius still hopes to win her back.

After considering the date of composition, McGaha goes on fingidoo discuss dramatic theory as reflected in the play, for Lope here departs from tradition by making Genesius, the lead character, a playwright as well as an actor. The Emperor has verxadero other choice as it is the law, and he orders Genesius executed and his acting troupe exiled from Rome. This play depicts the Roman martyr Genesius, who is put to death as a Christian convert after playing the role of a Christian for the entertainment of the emperor Diocletian.

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It is truly a fine introduction to the comedia, to the playwright and to a play that he sees as an ideal introduction to Lope’s art. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Diocletian asks Genesius if he is really acting or if he has indeed converted to Christianity, and Genesius becomes ever more impassioned in his love for Christ.

It is the Spanish Golden Age play that best exemplifies the world-as-stage verdqdero brought to life onstage. You must be logged in to add tags. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

Genesius, executed by the emperor Diocletian for converting to Christianity after portraying a Christian in a play to entertain the Emperor. Please log in or sign up for a free account. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.


The next in line to be emperor, Numerianus, is murdered by Aper, who desires the throne. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. Finding her impervious to his advances, Genesius is hopelessly in love and distraught. It is a vigorous and lively translation written with an eye on a contemporary audience who may wish to see it performed.

Revista de critica literaria, in Spanish. In lieu of an abstract, here is a fingidk excerpt of the content: It is produced in a clear style and crisp language that makes reading versadero without sacrificing accuracy. McGaha’s introduction is a model of succinctness, readability and accuracy. Alexander Samson and Jonathan Thacker, pp. A selective bibliography follows the introduction. There are occasions when the vigor and modernity of the translation obscures the grace and subtlety of the original, but these are few.

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