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La pasión según Antígona Pérez by Luis Rafael Sánchez

This play is a great read, with witty play on words and a genius re-imagination of the classical story of Antigone in a fictional turn of the 20th century latin american dictatorship.

This retelling of the greek tragedy brings it to modern times beautifully. Alejandra rated it oerez was amazing Mar 08, Born and raised in the city of Humacao, Puerto Rico. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The character of Antigona was based on the life of Olga Viscal Garriga — In a key essay, he defends a “poetics of the filthy,” by which he means everything that is authentic about Puerto Rican life but that pasoon ignored or vilified by those who want to assimilate Puerto Rico into alienating North American society.

Published January 28th by Editorial Cultural first published It takes the Antigone story to a different -yet similar- Latin American context, at a time period where this story was a reflection of its politics.


Paperbackpages. Jan 18, Andrea Boria rated it liked it. Considered by many to zntigona the greatest Puerto Rican playwright of modern times. Cristina rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Account Options Sign in.

Geniz rated it really liked it Feb 24, Nashalee rated it really liked it Feb 28, Open Preview See a Problem? Editorial Cultural- Puerto Rican drama – pages.

La pasión según Antígona Pérez

Ruby rated it liked it Jan 24, The book was translated into English by Gregory Rabassa. Retrieved from ” https: Cheri Lopez rated it it was amazing Dec 21, Sanchez’s irreverent comedy builds on the silly lyrics of a popular song the beat of the titlewhich he develops as a synthesis of life in a “country” that is neither independent nor really a significant part of American society.

The bulk of Sanchez’s works have been published outside of Puerto Rico; nevertheless, he remains the island’s most important contemporary author and one of its most controversial. When I first started reading this book, I had no idea it was based on a greek tragedy. His most pasino novel, Macho Camacho’s Beatoriginally published in Argentina, is a scathing indictment of the senseless fragmentation of Pssion Rican life as seen in the urban setting of San Juan.

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Lists with This Book. Nov 13, Ricky rated it it was amazing. There he received his primary education.

Puerto Rico portal Literature portal Biography portal. Views Read Edit View history. Just a moment while we sign you in atnigona your Goodreads account. This novel moves to a guarachaa Latin rhythm, inviting readers to imagine or learn what this beat sounds like.


It was a great story with a very witty main character. Jul 17, Jose Alvarez rated it it was amazing Shelves: This page was last edited on 20 Augustat Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You can help by adding to it.

Abdiel rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Great book to read. He eventually went to Spain and earned his Doctorate in Literature infrom the Complutense University of Madrid.

She was a member of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party and an accomplished speaker who spent time in jail for her political beliefs yet, she saw herself as a simple woman with simple needs.

From inside the book. Wich we see a lot, even under our noses He also travels to Europe and Latin Americawhere he has been involved in the teachings and works of theater. Karib rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Carmen Irizarry rated it liked it May 20, No trivia or quizzes yet.

I only wished the ending would have been longer. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.