Truth, Violence, and Domestic Space: Contesting Patriarchal Ontology in José Triana’s La noche de los asesinos and Ariel Dorfman’s La muerte y la doncella. Obra teatral, “LA NOCHE DE LOS ASESINOS” de José Triana. Public. · Hosted by Lila Grupo de Teatro. Interested. clock. Friday, May 10, at PM UTC- . La Noche De Los Asesinos [Jose Triana] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The text, therefore, can be viewed as a complex system of signs that functions simultaneously to express the play’s substance and to indicate tiana this substance could be translated into stage enactment. We learn that they are play-acting, that their representation concerns a murder and that this is not the first time they have engaged in such activities.

The Best Books of Te odio, te odio, te odio. This same structure, however, can have exactly the opposite purpose and effect, especially when framed in a play-within-a-play. By the same token, the parents are too ordinary and mundane, their power too fragile to merit the exorcism elaborated by their progeny.

La noche de los asesinos is a complex work, by no means clear in its first reading. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. A significant pattern is ls, one which makes us doubt the characters’ perception of the boundaries between the make-believe fe the real.

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They use the dramatic medium to hide in their assumed roles. For example, in the last pages of the text Cuca- Madre and Lalo-Father confront each other in what could be called a final showdown. Therefore, until the characters purge themselves of their own crippling fears, whatever love or affection could or does unite this family will be aborted by their self-deluding and onanistic game.


Our brief stage rendering of the opening moments of La noche de los asesinostherefore, means only to suggest a possible foundation for that form in suspense, based on our interpretation of the structure and substance of the text. We see them instead as actors on a stage who will begin performing for us as soon as the so-called fourth wall is made invisible.

We also recognize that ritual, with its reiterations and reenactments, forms the basis of the play’s dramatic structure.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The readers hold in their hands the blueprint of a complex, four-dimensional art form; the audience shares the end-product of a collaborative effort which transforms that blueprint into the total theatre event. Book ratings by Goodreads. This ritual structure has three integrated functions. While recognizing that these individual sign systems are structures within a total, integrated structure, the following imaginative staging of the first pages of Triana’s text will concentrate mainly on the ways in which the setting and the dramatic dialogue combine with certain kinesic and proxemic aspects to help convey the playscript’s central image.

As the curtain rises, we can imagine the three characters already on stage, frozen in their positions. Description La noche de los asesinos, del cubano Jose de Triana, obtuvo el Premio Casa de las Americas ense estreno en Cuba en y en el equipo del estreno emprende con ella una gira por Europa con representaciones en Paris, en el Festival de Avinon, en Londres y en varias ciudades italianas.

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Firstly, it serves as retrospective exposition and provides much background information to the dramatic action. At the beginning of this ritualised game, Lalo yriana us he has murdered their parents. The motif of fear is recurrent throughout the play and emphasizes the fact that the characters are not so much slaves as they are self-enslaved. As the play’s structure etches a reiterative pattern that reveals the children to be indistinguishable from their parents, the coco or bugabear then becomes each and all of them.


These theatrical signs come to be and are significant because of what and how the text means; they do not work against the playscript, but rather with it. Noche de Los Asesinos Jose Triana.

José Triana (Author of La noche de los asesinos)

The conventional division between audience and actors could emphasize the ironic nature of the characters’ ls, which do not share the traditional ends of ritual, but just the opposite. Please joe in or sign up for a free account. Arte y Arquitectura del Islam Jonathan Bloom. The three characters’ autocratic ways would thus become a factor of subsidiary importance The stage as a basement would therefore be a visual commentary on the play’s action.

Because the ritual pattern itself is often imbued with meaning, it can, by association, also make a comment on the dramatic action. Lyday and George W. Cuca wants to tidy up, to create some semblance of the order that her absent parents stand for but Lalo reacts violently, not wanting anything to be moved.