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Paula shows how a woman can triumph in the traditionally male world of diplomacy. In that Bernardim plays the part of the adulescens, or young lover, foolish and feckless, while Gil Vicente is a comic servant, neither very dignified roles. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Poetplaywrightnovelist, politicianjournalist. Beatriz is superior to Bernardim, not inferior as in the case of Roman comedy, a point that will be returned to later.
They are separated by a difference of social rank, though D. If we are to see the play in terms of Terentian comedy then Bernardim is the adulescens and D. She is of different social class, often a slave girl, captured in infancy and sold into prostitution.
Retrieved from ” https: This is a classic situation of Roman comedy, in which the adulescens pretends to be someone else, but can only do so with the assistance of servants. The adulescensimpetuous but scatter-brained and unaware of the realities of life, tries to outwit his father and also the owner of the girl, the lenoor pimp, by tricks of one kind or another, often involving a disguise. But in the case of Um Auto de Gil Vicente it is not necessary to invoke this argument, because marriages of state are a form of prostitution.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Certainly the great changes in social life between ancient times and the Europe of the sixteenth century led the Renaissance imitators of Terence to change the convention that the heroine had to be a loose woman. Paula tells a factual lie about Bernardim, but remains truthful to her own feelings.
The suspicions of both D.
A young man of good family, referred to by critics since ancient times as adulescensloves a young woman, puella or meretrix. Inhe moved to Coimbra to study at the University law school.
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That is nowhere more apparent than at the end of the play, where Garrett subverts or even abandons the structure that had been established by Terence. Um auto de Gil Vicente is already looking as though it deserves more than the page or two allotted to it in literary histories.
Garrett himself claimed that the play, first staged inmarked the start of a truly national style of drama in Portugal, and that is a view frequently repeated, especially in histories of literature.
Garrett certainly intended to remind his audience of the national verddae. Such a background made it difficult for him to appreciate certain literary forms, like drama, unless they conformed in some way to Graeco-Roman patterns.
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Views Read Edit View history. This, her best performance, raises questions about the paradoxical nature of artistic truth and its relationship to the everyday world.
Um Auto de Gil Vicente is interesting because it keeps us guessing. Almost invariably the tricks and disguises practised by adulescens and servus lead to further complications, which require all fa,ar wiliness of the slave to sort out. Two areas of complexity which she identifies are particularly relevant to what follows. He nearly brings disgrace upon himself and upon the princess, and is only rescued through the efforts of the actors, especially Paula Vicente who, like her father, is little more than a servant.
The point has already been made that Um Auto de Gil Vicente is a many veerdade play. What is surprising about this very varied body of theatre is the number of occasions in which garrrtt Roman comic plan, or something approximating to it, is used.
Abovian Alencar Alfieri Andersen A. Beatriz is a princess, not a prostitute. It is the fact that the servant is a lover that makes him into a convincing actor, a development not found in Terence but one which is very important to Um Auto de Gil Vicente also. By pigeonholing his characters, making them conform to unflattering classical stereotypes, he is distracting attention from their contribution to literature and concentrating on his. Garrett wrote a good deal of literary criticism, and nearly mdntir that he says about Gil Vicente is dismissive.