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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In A Companion to Lope de Vegaeds. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Although many outside the field of the comedia may not know this play, McGaha argues that it is ideally suited to serve as an introduction to this Spanish playwright: Lope dramatises the relationship between religious experience and role play by fusing them into one.

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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: 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.

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Once they return, they reveal that they have been married, but Genesius still hopes to win her back. You must be logged in to add tags. Genesius, who converted to Christianity while performing for the emperor Diocletian, and was executed. Finding her impervious to his advances, Genesius is hopelessly in love and distraught.


Revista de vegdadero literaria, in Spanish. The next in line to be emperor, Numerianus, is murdered by Aper, who desires the throne. Entry written by Kathleen Jeffs.

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Lo fingido verdadero c. 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. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. After considering the date of composition, McGaha goes on to 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.

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In this latter verdadeero into the field of translation, we are presented with a fine version of Lope de Vega’s Lo fingido verdadero.

It is a vigorous and lively translation written with an eye on a contemporary audience who may wish vdrdadero see it performed. View freely available titles: Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.

This is an assessment that should be taken into account in the debate between those who see Lope as protagonist for the existing regime and those who would move away from such a view explaining that his plays embody the tensions and contradictions inherent in his society.

Genesius dies impaled on verdaedro 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. It is produced in a clear style and crisp language that makes reading easy without sacrificing accuracy.


Turning to the historical background of the play, the translator is able to discuss at length the political implications of the work. A lively and up-to-date biography is followed by a brief description of the plot which includes insightful comments on the notion of role-playing, key to BCom, Vol.

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There are occasions when the vigor and modernity of the translation obscures the grace and subtlety of the original, but these are few.

Genesius, executed by the emperor Diocletian for converting to Christianity after portraying a Christian in a play to entertain the Emperor. The Emperor has no other choice as it is the law, and he orders Genesius executed and his acting troupe exiled from Rome. Trinity University Press,

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