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.

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In the tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future.

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. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Open Preview See a Problem? While other authors left Spain to escape Franco’s censorship, Vallejo stayed in Spain and used symbolism to criticize the government.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. During the civil war, he served as a medical aid in the Republican army.

La Doble Historia Del Doctor Valmy by Antonio Buero Vallejo (2 star ratings)

Ordered ddoctor his superior to torture a political prisoner, Daniel becomes sexually impotent. No trivia or quizzes yet. The play focuses not on the victim but on the torturer and the consequences of his actions for his family, marriage and personal relations. Return to Book Page.

Ordered by his superior to torture a political prisoner, Daniel becomes hiztoria 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. Daniel Barnes is a family man who works as a member of the Political Police in an imaginary country called Surelia.

After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in Published first published 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.

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A common theme in his work is Spain’s problems during and after Franco. After a visit to Dr Valmy, Daniel discovers that his condition is a self-punishment for valmmy he has done to the prisoner.

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.

Trivia About La Doble Historia Inhe was elected to the Royal Spanish Academy. La Doble Historia Del Hpla25 rated it it was ok Oct 19, Books by Antonio Buero Vallejo.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. About Antonio Buero Vallejo. Want to Read saving…. Refresh and try again. 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.