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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Turning to the historical background of the play, the translator is able to discuss at length the political implications of the work. Finding her impervious to his advances, Genesius is hopelessly in love and distraught.

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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. During the last few years, a growing number of translations of lesser known Spanish Golden Age plays have appeared on both sides of the Atlantic.

In A Companion to Lope de Vegaeds. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. 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’.

You must be logged in to add tags. It is the Spanish Golden Age play that best exemplifies the world-as-stage metaphor brought to life onstage. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and fingdo worldwide.

A selective bibliography follows the introduction. Kenneth Muir and Ann L. 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. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.


Once they return, they reveal that they have been married, but Genesius still hopes to win her back. Verdadego, who converted to Christianity while performing for the emperor Diocletian, and was executed. 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.

Kurt y Roswitha Reichenberger Lope de Vega. Based on the story of St. Diocletian asks Genesius if he is really acting or if he has indeed converted to Christianity, and Genesius becomes ever more impassioned in figido love for Christ. Trinity University Press has assumed a leading role in publishing new translations using the expertise of David Gitlitz, Matthew Stroud and now Michael D.

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View freely available titles: Book titles OR Journal titles. 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. The Emperor has no other choice as it is the law, and he orders Genesius executed and his acting troupe exiled from Rome. The translation itself is mainly in prose except for sonnets and songs.

In Obras de Lope de Vegaed. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. It is a bega and lively translation written with an eye on a contemporary audience who may wish to see it performed.


McGaha’s introduction is a model of succinctness, readability and accuracy. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. In response to this treachery, Diocletian kills Aper, and is crowned the next emperor. Bulletin of the Comediantes. This is an assessment that should be taken into vercadero in fngido 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.

His pronouncements on theory parallel and even paraphrase, according to McGaha, Lope’s Arte nuevo. 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.

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. Trinity University Press, Contact Contact Us Help. Entry veba by Kathleen Jeffs.

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Acting is Believing review Frederick A. The next in line to be emperor, Numerianus, finngido murdered by Aper, who desires the throne. 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: Lo fingido verdadero c.

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