Interviews with Griselda Gambaro ‘Griselda Gambaro: la etica de la confrontation’ McAleer, Janice K., ‘El campo de Griselda Gambaro: una contradiction de. Foreigners: Three Plays by Griselda Gambaro, ed. and trans. El campo was first performed in October, in Buenos Aires and first published in For full details of Internationalist Theatre`s production of ` THe Camp` see www.

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Additionally, the character of Frank’s name was originally Franco in Gambaro’s text and is reminiscent of late Spanish dictator Fracisco Franco. Frank mentions that he takes very good care of Emma and that she is up to date with all of her vaccinations.

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Views Read Edit View history. Martin is perplexed why his family is not home but just figures they went outside to play. Emma runs to the corner and gammbaro sobbing tells Martin that “in order to know who we are, a little mark…” but is cut off as the three male nurses sedate Martin with an injection.

Frank and Martin discuss the political and social climate of the world while voices of children are heard below the window of the room. Martin realizes that she has a number tattooed on her arm and is certain that she escaped from a camp, [6] and grisedla her certain things about her past, but Emma refuses to answer his questions.

Martin triggers Emma’s memory of the “showers” and she quickly reverts to another topic: Encyclopedia of Latin American literature. Martin begins to get very confused as to where he is. University of Pennsylvania Press. Latin American Women Dramatists: Long after World War II, fascist ideals and concentration camps were still very much a part of life for those living in Argentina.


One cannot help wondering whether the first audiences for this play would have identified the menacing figures who appear in it with particular political or public gamaro. Views Read Edit View history. Young and attractive Martin shows up at an unidentified corporation and is told by a servant that Frank will soon be joining him to discuss his new occupation.

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Frank then appears in a Gestapo uniform [5] and states that the only reason he is wearing campoo is because he enjoys it and he is not harming anyone. On one hand this play is an outcry and a prescient warning about this the misuse of authority and fearful acquiescence before it and on the other a picture of the exploitation, cruelty and even torture that even partners or siblings can inflict upon each other.

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Emma says she cannot stay in the house and demands to be placed in a hotel. Black comedy plays plays. She throws flowers at the audience and the concert ends. Martin asks him to leave but the griselad demands that Martin be immunized. Frank has a misogynistic hold over Emma and her emotions.

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The concert is run by Gestapo officers and the audience is filled with prisoners dressed as though they are in a concentration camp. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Her novel Ganarse la muerte was banned by the government because of the obvious political message. The piano does not make noise but Emma sings the notes of the vampo and the crowd goes wild. The act ends on Frank pressuring Martin into saying he also had fun and Emma falling to the floor in a fit of uncontrollable scratching.


Emma tries to seduce Martin on several occasions and becomes confused when Martin does not give in, as Emma has been told that he is an admirer. Just then, an Official walks in and rubs his palms together with a sense of satisfaction, commenting that the door was open. Latin American Theatre Review. Vogue Mexico — via Archive. As Emma’s stagefright rises, Frank gets more frustrated and tells her that the show must go on. Once again, Frank pressures Emma and Martin into being intimate with one another and warns Martin that, should he disobey, he will lose his job.

They scratch his face until it bleeds [8] and force him back onto the bench when he stands up. Emma and Martin hriselda his family home and Martin realizes that something has changed. University of Michigan Press.

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