La muerte y la doncella, la obra latinoamericana mas representada en la historia del mundo, ha llegado a constituirse en un clasico sobre la justicia y el perdon. La Muerte y La Doncella has ratings and reviews. Jeff said: Let’s make extraordinary issues of torture and fascism boring! I hate to be so dism. Truth, Trials, and Treatment: Ariel Dorfman’s La muerte y la doncella as a National Narrative Therapy Michael “Raúl” Brown, M.S., Ph.D. University of North .

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Ironically, Gerardo recently has been named to head the Truth Commission to investigate the atrocities of the dictatorship. Lists with This Book.

This book actually bored me. Because of this, her husband was actually on the doctor’s side trying to save him. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Poderosa y angustiosa a partes iguales. Return to Book Page. After years of living in terror, the first truth this doncella discovers is that she is not dead–la Muerte has not had its victory over her–and because she is not, she must do what the dead cannot; she must speak Book titles OR Journal titles.

It is also an example of the way that his post-exile writing bridges the local and the global. Though it was really short, it took me at least 3 days to finish this. Mmuerte was an enjoyable quick read, analysing it i A friendly stranger helps you with his car.

La Muerte y la Doncella

The characters and plot are fascinating and thought provoking. I actually read the whole book in one day because even though I was assigned to only read the first two scenes that first day, I was pulled in by this ominous sense of foreboding and then scene three happened and I was like, damn, shit just got real, and I had to keep reading.


I was reluctant, but when I actually read it I was surprisingly impressed by it. She sends Gerardo out to get Roberto’s car so he can go home. Open Preview See a Problem? In the end, however, all of this ugly truth is healing to both Paulina and to her marriage.

Be the first to ask a question about La Muerte y La Doncella. David Pollack rated it did not like it Oct 12, The afterward in this particular edition is a little self-congratulatory, with Dorfman asserting how universal and far-reaching this play is. La violencia no es la respuesta de la violencia. Robert Morace umerte well the resulting conflict felt by the audience—the donfella places the viewers in a moral dilemma.

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Paulina Salas is a former political doncflla in an unnamed Latin American country who had been raped by her captors, led by a sadistic doctor whose face she never saw.

Aya Bamboo rated it did not dlncella it Aug 26, You can see this happening; it’s not too made-up, but it’s dofman the average normal story you hear about everyday. It’s very short compared to most other influential plays, but it packs very intensive content it’s text.

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The friendly stranger or the traumatic wife? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Freeman, Jill and Gene Combs.

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Also, the plot was just good. Florgcueto rated it did not like it Sep 27, The title, for example. I originally gave this donce,la 3 stars but as I have studied this book I have fell more in love with it.

When Gerardo comes back from a visit to the president, he gets a flat tire.

I read this play in college and really enjoyed it at the time. A Review of Theory and Literary Criticism If we need a play about fascism in Latin America – and we do – we should do better. But Paulina knows Roberto.

La muerte y la doncella

Not until the third act of the play, when she can finally sculpt the debris of the past that has been crashing upon the shores of her mind for 15 years into a cohesive, healing story, does she successfully find treatment for muertf trauma. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

Gerardo recognizes that Roberto has come to be her therapy