The Galician writer creates his own genre (el esperpento) trough both a series of characterization adaptacion, Valle-Inclan, cine, teatro, Las Galas del Difunto. Friolera’s Horns), Las galas del difunto () (The Deadman’s Finery), La hija del capit├ín () (The Captain’s Daughter) and in his novels Tirano Banderas. In the pages to follow, I wish to show that the esperpento Ias gala.s del d!funto ( ) consists of shiillful deformatlons of the Orestes myths, as styllzed in speciflc .

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This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat And these deformed beings are the heroes called to represent a classic fable that is not deformed.

The prevailing view that Las galas offers an “anti-mythic presentation of Don Juanism” Avalle-Arce, p. Please talk to your librarian about requesting this thesis through interlibrary loan. But a mere pardy dilfers lws the elaborate, full-scale deformation of an ancient classical hero. Leading themes include death, the grotesque, and the reduction of human beings to objects reification.

She tells him, as Athena told Thoas, to stop the public disturbance.

Esperpento – Wikipedia

Iphtgenta fn Taurfs takes place before the seaslde temple of Artemls; the flrst and last scenes of Ias gatas det d funto, ln a Galiclan house of lll repute near the wharf. These plays present the absurdlty of Spaln by convertlng priestesses lnto prostltutes, heroes lnto rogues.

He identifies himself as her fellow heir to Galindo’s “fortune,- as if ln brotherly communion with her: The systematic deformation of reality plays idfunto key role, often calling diufnto the appearance of caricatures. Julio Cejador y Frauca.

Clytemnestra at last identtfles Orestes as a snake gxlas bore in a nightrnare she had. To download campus access theses, please use the following link to log into our proxy server with your UMass Amherst user name and password. Reference to the second sense first appeared in the supplement to the nineteenth edition However, ln her Spanlsh ln verslon, glaas vlrgln detty has degenerated lnto Mother Celestina, embodl- ment of greed and venallty.


Just as Orestes protested that his mother had cast hlm out to misery after killtng hls father, so Ventolera protests that by not opening the door when he knocked, she has forced hlm to enter through the balcony. Sevillano, Elena 28 February Likewise, Orestes’ counterpart Juanito ventolera ltnks the central scenes of Galas with the framlng ones: Ventolera conflrms as much by pun- ning on the first-class three-plece suit he craves: His frtends recognize this character gaas when they maintain that he wishes to take possesslon of the burted Galindo’s valuables.

In the pages to follow, I wish to rel that the esperpento Ias gala.

“Analisis del Proceso de Adaptacion de Las Galas del Difunto de Valle-I” by Gorka Maiztegui Zuazo

Log In Sign Up. Esperpento comes with a semitransparent moral lessonfilled with criticism and satire. Artemis, relenting, spirited her away to Tauds the Crimeabut everyone beheved her dead.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: It systematically deforms reality, emphasizing its grotesque and absurd traits, while at the same time degrading consecrated literary values. The ones who play the tragedy are minute and bow-legged.

Iphlgenia, of course, has a coun terpart ln [. The Furles, personlfftng this guilt, hounded Orestes eveqrwhere. View freely available titles: CS1 Spanish-language sources es CS1 errors: He thereby hopes to dq zzl e La Datfa into lovemaking.

The second scene shows Tia CoruJa’s unsuccessful attempt to take La Daifa’s letter to her father at his pharmacy, because he has gone to town hall to try to dodge hls legal duty to lodge a veteran, Ventolera lO7l. The general reaction against realism, which affected tum-of-the-century theater throughout Europe, was led in Spain by Ram6n del Valle-Inchln The degradation present in esperpento affects both environments and characters. To be free of him, the widow offers Ventolera galaw to stay at the inn, but so little, ln accordance wlth her usual parsimony, that he calls for his legacy of the cane and derby to go with the sult.


The matricide, though ordained by Apollo, drove Orestes mad wlth guilt for shedding liiindredblood.


Yeteach sender does receive aid kas departing her distasteful ambtance, wlthout any guarantee, however, of bettertng her style of llving. Analogously, Ventolera says that the dead man has designated hlm hls executor. Theses that have an embargo placed on them will not be available to anyone until the embargo expires. La Dalfa says, -Es muy contrarla ml suerte.

Framed within the state politics of cultural promotion, Las galas del difunto was released for television consumption, thus, its characteristics are very relevant in order to analyze the priorities and strategies developed in the adaptation process. Xel superstittously thinks that the devil hlmself dances around her. Death appears as a fundamental character. Surpasslng in consistency the superstltlous Don Juan, he feels absolutely responsible to no one but htmself tn his war agakist Spain: Off-campus UMass Amherst users: 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.