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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Acting is Believing review Frederick A. During the last few years, a growing number fingivo translations of lesser known Spanish Golden Age plays have appeared on both sides of the Atlantic. 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.

A selective bibliography follows the introduction. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Genesius, who lk to Christianity while performing for the emperor Diocletian, and was executed. It is produced in a clear style and crisp language that makes reading easy without sacrificing accuracy. His pronouncements on theory parallel and even paraphrase, according to McGaha, Lope’s Arte nuevo.

Entry written by Kathleen Jeffs. It is the story of St. Genesius, executed by the emperor Diocletian for converting to Christianity after portraying a Christian in a play to entertain the Emperor.

Emilio Cotarelo y Mori, vol. 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. 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.


Once they return, they reveal that they have been married, but Genesius still hopes to win her back. Trinity University Press has assumed a leading role in publishing new translations using the expertise verdadeeo David Gitlitz, Matthew Stroud and now Michael D.

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Please log in or sign up for a free account. In this latter venture into the field of translation, we are presented with a fine version of Lope de Vega’s Lo fingido verdadero.

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It is the Spanish Golden Age play that best exemplifies the world-as-stage metaphor brought to life onstage. Based on the story of St. For example, McGaha’s “Your Spanish-style puns are a pain in the ass” p.

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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. The Emperor has no other choice as it is the law, and he orders Genesius executed and his acting troupe exiled from Rome. 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.

Lo fingido verdadero c. 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. Finding her impervious to his advances, Genesius is hopelessly in love and distraught. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. View freely available titles: The next in line to be emperor, Numerianus, is murdered by Aper, who desires the throne.


Revista de critica literariadf, in Spanish. Rent from DeepDyve Recommend. 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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Turning to the historical background of the play, the translator is able to discuss at length the political implications of the work. Lope vfga the relationship between religious experience and role play by fusing them into one.

Lo fingido verdadero

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. In A Companion to Lope de Vegaeds. Last updated on fingiro October In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Trinity University Press, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.