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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Finding her impervious to his advances, Genesius is hopelessly in love and distraught. Genesius, executed by the ,o Diocletian for converting to Christianity after portraying a Christian in a play to entertain the Emperor.

Turning to the historical background of the play, the translator is able to discuss at length the political implications of the work. Contact Contact Us Help. It is the Spanish Golden Age play that best exemplifies the world-as-stage metaphor brought to life onstage. Rent from DeepDyve Recommend. The translation itself is mainly in prose except for sonnets and songs.

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In this latter venture into the field of translation, we are presented with a fine version of Lope de Vega’s Lo fingido verdadero. There are occasions when the vigor and modernity of the translation obscures the grace and subtlety of the original, but these are few. 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.

Trinity University Press has assumed a leading role in publishing new translations using the expertise of David Gitlitz, Matthew Stroud and now Michael D. Acting is Believing review Frederick A.

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McGaha’s introduction is a model of succinctness, readability and accuracy. View freely available titles: Trinity University Press, It is the story of St. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: In Obras de Lope de Vegaed. During the last few years, a growing number of translations of lesser known Spanish Golden Age plays have ed on both sides of the Atlantic.

A selective bibliography follows the introduction. In A Companion dw Lope de Vegaeds. 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. 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 vingido that his plays embody the tensions and contradictions inherent in his society.


Once they return, they reveal that they have been fingiro, but Genesius still hopes to win her back.

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This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Diocletian asks Genesius if he is really acting or if he has indeed converted to Christianity, and Genesius becomes ever more impassioned in his love for Christ. Alexander Samson and Jonathan Thacker, pp. 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.

Lope dramatises the relationship between religious experience and role play by fusing them into one. Genesius, who converted to Christianity while performing for the emperor Diocletian, and was executed. Kurt y Roswitha Reichenberger Lope vdga Vega. The next in line to be emperor, Numerianus, is murdered by Aper, who desires the throne.