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Already Usigli introduces themes of doubt, family dispute an Although the actual language lbro relatively easy to understand and the themes of appearances and self-identification are overtly emphasized, I consider this play to be a wonderful insight into the mind of artists during the early to mid twentieth century. Even then it was met with hostility. Not from audiences who loved it but from politicians who probably saw gessticulador much of themselves in it and hired writers to publish scathing reviews.

Es considerado el padre del teatro mexicano moderno.

Although I enjoyed reading the book, I do not think that I would choose to read it again; however, that being said, I think it presents the revolution from an interesting perspective of identity and one’s possession of one’s self versus one’s nation.

Feb 03, Callie Deddens rated it really liked it. The metaphysics of the overpowering cruelty of the corruption reigning in a non historical Mexican time. I think that Julia’s character is interesting. 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.


I also like how Usigli developed Cesar by introducing his family and their frustration with him on an intimate level. 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 also enjoyed the diction: I was able to connect with him and understand his thought process behind the lie – which made it interesting to continue reading. Want to Read saving…. Trivia About El gesticulador. View all 7 comments.

Published January 1st by Ediciones Catedra S. As this play was gesticukador post-revolution, to me it suggests that Usigili is calling upon the Mexican people and leaders to take responsibility for what happened during the revolution and for their actions. Oct 02, Dusty rated it it was amazing Recommended to Dusty by: Read more Read less.

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El gesticulador / The Gesticulator by Rodolfo Usigli (2004, Paperback)

But for me, Usigli is critiquing this way of “finding oneself” suggesting that identity cannot be rooted only in desire, deception, and falsities. It is well written and an easy read, but I expected more from the ending.

In the second act one of the most interesting dialogue exchanges is between Estrella and Elena in which Estrella says to her “What admirable feminine insight! Matthew Leonard rated it really liked it Sep 22, El Gesticulador allows the reader to question the meaning of truth. Un ciudadano del Teatro.


Fue uno de los mexicanos con mayor sentido de universalidad. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

There is the poor professor whose name is Cesar Rubio and the hero who died in the war. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. First, the idealistic martyr who dies early in the war, the professor who inherits and tries to keep alive the revolution’s legacy but fails, and then the politician who tries to evoke the ideals of the hero but is killed by the strongman and gesticupador ends up perpetrating the violence.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jan 26, Ivan T. But the play has outlived the scandal and is one of Latin America’s best.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This play is a perfect combination of raw human emotions and a reflection upon a person’s ability le reinvent themselves. Usigli offers a very harsh critique of the Mexican government as well as the Mexican re I was surprised by how much I actually enjoyed reading El gesticulador.