BUERO Vallejo’s La doble historia del doctor Valmy, written in , centers on political torture in the imaginary country of Surelia. Because of its subject mat-. Directed by Alberto González Vergel. With Toni Cantó, Yolanda Ulloa, Mario Gas, Cuca Escribano. La Doble Historia Del Doctor Valmy has 33 ratings and 5 reviews. Written in , then banned and only staged in Spain 12 years later after Franco’s deat.
La Doble Historia Del Doctor Valmy by Antonio Buero Vallejo (2 star ratings)
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After the war he was imprisoned for six years. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Trivia About La Doble Historia This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Inhe was elected to the Royal Spanish Academy. Written inthen banned and only staged in Spain 12 years later after Franco’s death, Buero’s powerful play tackles the controversial question of political torture. Ordered by his superior to torture a political prisoner, Daniel becomes sexually impotent.
During the civil war, he served as a medical aid in the Republican army. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
After a visit to Dr Valmy, Daniel discovers that his condition is a self-punishment for what he has done to the prisoner. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Hpla25 rated it it was ok Oct 19, Mary, Daniel’s wife, gradually becomes aware of the secrets of her husband’s grisly trade and attempts to persuade him to leave the police service, with devastating results. The play focuses not on the victim but on the torturer and the consequences of his actions for valy family, marriage and personal relations.
La Doble Historia Del Doctor Valmy
Daniel Barnes is a family man who works as a member of the Political Police in an imaginary country called Surelia. In the tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future. Return to Book Page.
His works make frequent use of the symbolism of the senses—for example, using the “fiery darkness,” in which the protagonist cannot see, as a symbol of Spain’s dark situation. Lists with This Book. Refresh and try again.
La doble historia del doctor Valmy
While other authors left Spain to escape Franco’s censorship, Vallejo stayed in Spain and used symbolism to criticize the government. Books by Antonio Buero Vallejo.
Published first published After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in No trivia or quizzes yet. About Antonio Buero Vallejo. This work presented a graphic picture of Spain after the Civil War and won the Lope de Vega Prize, establishing Vallejo as one of the foremost authors in Spain. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
La Doble Historia Del Ordered by his superior to torture a political prisoner, Daniel becomes sexually impotent Written inthen banned and only staged in Spain 12 years later after Franco’s death, Buero’s powerful play tackles the controversial question of political torture.
A common theme in his work is Spain’s problems during and after Franco.