LA PASION SEGUN ANTIGONA PEREZ [LUIS RAFAEL SANCHEZ] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Very good condition. No writing or. This play by renowned Puerto Rican writer Sanchez is a tragedy based on the life of Olga Viscal Garriga. Get this from a library! La pasion segun Antigona Perez.. [Luis Rafael Sánchez].

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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 antivona American society.

The only thing that I did not like was at the end; I thought that she actually TOLD Creon where she buried them, but then I realized what Luis had been telling us since the beginning the news are all lying to wash our brain and have the attitude they want us to have. 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.

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Luis Rafael Sánchez

The bulk of Sanchez’s works have been sehun outside of Puerto Rico; nevertheless, he remains the island’s most important contemporary author and one of its most controversial. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He eventually went to Spain and earned his Doctorate in Literature infrom the Complutense University of Madrid.


Jul 17, Jose Alvarez rated it it was amazing Shelves: This novel moves to a guarachaa Latin rhythm, inviting readers to imagine or learn what this beat sounds like. His most famous novel, Macho Camacho’s Beatoriginally published in Argentina, is a scathing indictment of the senseless fragmentation of Puerto Rican life as seen in the urban setting of San Juan.

The book was translated into English by Gregory Rabassa. No trivia or quizzes yet. Geniz rated it really liked it Feb 24, Considered by many to be the greatest Puerto Rican playwright of modern times. She stayed strong through the end which made me like her ahtigona more.

Kiara Irizarry rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Jul 06, Chabeli rated it liked it. The way that he used the imaginary country that is actually very comparable with some countries of America and the Caribbean is actually really clever.

Carmen Irizarry rated it liked it May 20, When I first started reading this book, I had no idea it was based on a greek tragedy. Want to Read saving….

Views Read Edit View history. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. But, in fact, she was a very complex woman with many facets of her personality. Open Preview See a Problem? This section needs expansion. Published January 28th by Editorial Cultural first published You can help by adding to it. Kitziliany rated it really liked it Jun 03, Her life was rooted in politics and her three children.


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 is ignored or vilified by those who want to assimilate Puerto Rico into alienating North American society.

Luis Rafael Sánchez – Wikipedia

This page was last edited on 20 Augustat He also travels to Europe and Latin Americawhere he has been involved in the teachings and works of theater. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. My library Help Advanced Book Search. It has been suggested that the song itself is the real protagonist of the tale.

She was a member of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party and an accomplished speaker who spent time in jail for her political beliefs yet, srgun saw herself as a simple woman with simple needs. The production, which integrated video and broadcast technology, was directed by Idalia Perez Garay for Teatro del Sesenta Theater Company.