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César Falcón and the Theatre Company Nosotros


M. Carmen Domínguez Gutiérrez    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia    


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In the theatre scene of the 1930s in Spain, in addition to the traditional commercial theatre and the republican avant-garde of Las Misiones Pedagógicas or La Barraca, an alternative proposal emerged whose objectives went beyond the pedagogical and the artistic. Proletarian, or political theatre, linked to European theatrical avant-garde with Soviet roots, was inspired by the principles of Bertolt Brecht and Erwin Piscator. They proposed, from a Marxist perspective, class struggle as means to achieve an alternative socialist model. The theatre company Nosotros, directed by Peruvian exile César Falcón, is the best example of this theatrical avant-garde.

Keywords: Republican theatrical vanguards. Political theatre. Proletarian literature. Latin American writers in Republican Spain. César Falcón. | Vanguardias teatrales republicanas. Teatro político. Literatura proletaria. Escritores hispanoamericanos en la España republicana. César Falcón.

Language: es

Submitted: April 24, 2020
Accepted: Sept. 5, 2020
Published: Dec. 21, 2020

permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/Ri/2037-6588/2020/114/001

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