BUERO Vallejo’s La doble historia del doctor Valmy, written in , centers on political torture in the imaginary country of Surelia. Because of its subject mat-. Directed by Alberto González Vergel. With Toni Cantó, Yolanda Ulloa, Mario Gas, Cuca Escribano. La Doble Historia Del Doctor Valmy has 33 ratings and 5 reviews. Written in , then banned and only staged in Spain 12 years later after Franco’s deat.
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La doble historia del doctor Valmy
In the tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future. Daniel Barnes is a family man who works as a member of the Political Police in an imaginary country called Surelia. After the war he was imprisoned for six years. Refresh and try again. After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in Ordered by his superior to torture a political prisoner, Daniel becomes sexually impotent.
This work presented a graphic picture of Spain after the Civil War and won the Lope de Vega Prize, establishing Vallejo as one of the foremost authors in Spain.
La Doble Historia Del Doctor Valmy
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. His works make frequent use of the symbolism of the senses—for example, using the “fiery darkness,” in which the protagonist cannot see, as a symbol of Spain’s dark situation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Books by Antonio Buero Vallejo.
La Doble Historia Del Doctor Valmy by Antonio Buero Vallejo (2 star ratings)
Lists with This Book. Inhe was elected to the Royal Spanish Academy.
Trivia About La Doble Historia While other authors left Spain to escape Franco’s censorship, Vallejo stayed in Spain and used symbolism to criticize the government. Hpla25 rated it it was ok Oct 19, Open Preview See a Problem? Published first published Mary, Daniel’s wife, gradually becomes aware of the secrets of her doctro grisly trade and attempts to persuade him to leave the police service, with devastating results.
The play focuses not on the victim but on the torturer and the consequences of his actions for his family, marriage and personal relations.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Ordered historiaa his superior to torture a political prisoner, Daniel becomes sexually impotent Written inthen banned and only staged in Spain 12 years later after Franco’s death, Buero’s powerful play tackles the controversial question of political torture. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. After a visit to Dr Valmy, Daniel discovers that his condition is a self-punishment for what he has done to the prisoner.
La Doble Historria Del Written inthen banned and only staged in Spain 12 years later after Franco’s death, Buero’s powerful play tackles the controversial question of political torture. Return to Book Page. During the civil war, he served as a medical aid in the Republican army.
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