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By Ariel Dorfman

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1991

A lady seeks revenge while the fellow she believes to were her torturer occurs to re-enter her life.

Years have handed because political prisoner, Paulina, suffered by the hands of her captor: a guy whose face she by no means observed, yet whom she will nonetheless remember with terrifying clarity.

Tonight, by accident, a stranger arrives on the secluded seashore apartment she stocks together with her husband Gerardo, a human rights attorney. A stranger Paulina is confident was once her tormentor and needs to now be held to account...

Ariel Dorfman's play premiered on the Royal courtroom in 1991, and is now known as a contemporary vintage. It ran for a yr within the West finish, used to be successful on Broadway and was once filmed by means of Roman Polanski starring Ben Kingsley and Sigourney Weaver.

‘A play that audiences will perform of the theatre and into life’ New York Times

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592. 22 MacCannell mentions school children’s tours of social establishments including firehouses and dairies, but also restaurants where the kitchen is in full view of the guests, as examples of staged authenticity in the context of tourism. If ‘authenticity’ in literary texts is considered as analogous to the authentic experiences sought by tourists, one must first consider which aspects of the text correspond to Goffmann and MacCannell’s “front” and “back” regions. 23 As the reader, along with the narrator or reflector, gains access to these regions, the very fact that, at first, they were unseen and are then revealed endows them with the appearance of authenticity.

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