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Roberto Cossa – Wikipedia

The Neo-realist work earned him numerous Argentine drama prizes and secured his reputation in the field.

Alejandro Billordo marked it as to-read Aug 24, You must be logged in to add tags. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. La nonastill performed in Buenos Aires and elsewhere, remains among the most recognizable plays in Argentine theatre and was adapted into a film version in Claudia Alturria added it May 27, His theatre works became more prolific following democratic elections in and included Ya nadie recuerda a Frederic Chopin “No One Remembers F.

Josefina rated it it was amazing Jul 03, Gabriela Mitton marked it as to-read Apr 30, Cossa, inpremiered what would become his most successful work since La nonaYepeto “Gepetto”. Lourdes marked it as to-read Jul 03, Elizabeth Gutierrez added it Mar 09, Refresh and try again. Roberto Cossa born November 30, is a prominent Argentinian playwright and theatre director.

Books by Roberto Cossa. Cristian Salinas marked it as to-read Nov 26, Meanwhile, Marta goes out every night supposedly to work at a chemist, but is collected by a mysterious man in a Ford Falcon, a car typically associated with the secret police of the military junta of the s. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Refurbishing a former Buenos Aires sparkplug factory into the Picadero Theatre, they premiered their first festival on July 28,featuring Cossa’s Gris de ausencia “Pale of Absence” among the evening’s repertoire.


And then there is la nona, whose insatiable appetite is quite literally eating the family out of their house and home. Gustavo Gariglio marked it as to-read Sep 26, Fue uno de los promotores de Teatro Abierto.

Teatro 2: El avión negro; La Nona; No hay que llorar

Marta dedicates herself full-time to prostitution, working from home and is sick with disease. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Claudia Merino added it Aug 17, Esteban Villagra marked it as to-read Oct 26, A dysfunctional Italian immigrant family are being eaten out of their house and home by their grandmother. Buenos AiresArgentina. Entry written by Gwendolen Mackeith.

Retrieved from ” https: Marta maintains the charade of working in a chemist, although this is a cover for her work as a prostitute.

An admirer of Fidel Castrohe worked secretly as a local correspondent for Cuba ‘s state-owned press agency, Prensa Latinabetween and Return to Book Page. Please log in or sign up for a free account.

Romina Colman rated it it was amazing Dec 13, When they return home with their wares, La nona eats the flowers as a salad causing Carmelo to drop dead. Heli Miranda ahumada marked it as to-read Apr 30, Chicho is supposedly an artist, a composer of tangos, yet in reality he is a layabout who reads the newspaper in bed all day and makes no contribution to the finances of the household.


The family home is now emptied of furniture and Carmelo and Chicho are selling flowers in a cemetery, while Marta is in hospital. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Francisco is convinced and the family arrange a civil ceremony. His most successful play, La nona represented a turn towards the grotesque in which the protagonist, a hundred-year-old Italian Argentine grandmother, burdens her working-class family with her senile dementia and ravenous appetite. The family must part with its symbols of material success, remortgaging the apartment and selling modern creature comforts such as the television and fridge.

They take la nona to the doctor for a medical opinion. Federico rated it liked it May 02, At the beginning of Act Two we see Francisco paralysed and defeated by la nona who simply goes on eating.

Chicho, unwilling to part with his life as the out of work artist, however, has other plans. The audience is left with la nona onstage chewing bread, her monstrous appetite as voracious as ever amidst the ruin and destruction it has caused. Three generations of an Italian immigrant family live under one roof. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Open Preview See a Problem?

Nancy Aleman added it Jun 06, You must be logged in to post a comment. Preview — Teatro 2 by Roberto Cossa.