La serrana de la vera

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La serrana de la Vera by Luis Velez de Guevara

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La Serrana de la Vera

Directed by Gabriel Ibanez. With Maria Luisa Merlo, Daniel Dicenta, Jose Bodalo, Antonio Medina.
Luis Velez de Guevara

Gila Giraldo

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By studying the topic of exemplarity through these aspects, my goal is to illuminate how this comedia plays an important role in illustrating the complex relationships among gender, violence, and spectacle in the early modern period. Access options available:. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. 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. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

Matthew D. Stroud , Trinity University Follow. There is an ever growing body of criticism noting the homosocial underpinnings of comedia society in which women serve primarily to cement the relationships among men. The dama , to borrow a definition from Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, is a character who takes her "shape and meaning from a sexuality of which she is not the subject but the object" 8. Except perhaps for Queen Isabel, women, including Gila, are intended to be supportive of men but not to take a commanding role. Most importantly, all women, this time including both Gila and Queen Isabel, are expected to get married. Marriage is a primary means by which a woman's place in society is established.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read., According to the legends, Giraldo was from Garganta la Olla, a few leagues from Plasencia. During the time of the Catholic Monarchs , Don Lucas de Carvajal, captain of arms, came to the place to look for soldiers.

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Format Hardback. This long-forgotten tragedy has come back into focus in recent years because of its extraordinary protagonist, Gila, a peasant girl who calls herself a man, takes fierce pride in doing things men do, and falls in love with Queen Isabel. Her betrayal by an army captain who she has humiliated leads to lawlessness, violence and tragedy. Dramatized by the playwright as an heroic rebel, Gila has been variously described as feminist, homosexual, bisexual, lesbian, transsexual, hybrid, queer, and transgender.


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