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Steaua fără nume by Mihail Sebastian
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Nu stiu cum se scrie dramaturgia azi, dar stiu sigur ca Sebastian si-a scris piesele de teatru cu scopul definit de a fi jucate, ceea ce s-a si intimplat. Nu de putine ori, stia clar cine ar vrea sa joace cutare sau cutare personaj, si scria rolul special pentru el/ea. Si mai stiu ca scria teatru (si) pentru ca avea nevoie de bani, pentru ca piesele si traducerile din dramaturgie aduceau un cistig relativ rapid.

Un pic din istoria piesei: in 1944, din cauza regimului Antonescu, numele lui Sebastian nu putea fi trecut pe afis, munca unui evreu putea avea repercusiuni uriase asupra tuturor celor implicati, asa ca s-a recurs la folosirea numelui lui Stefan Enescu, sotul unei actrite. Piesa s-a montat in acelasi an la doua teatre bucurestene diferite, cu un succes extraordinar, ceea ce, sa fim sinceri, nu e putin lucru.

Daca ai citit Accidentul, simti ca piesa ii apartine (si poate ca si sus-pusii vremii au simtit-o!), are ceva din atmosfera primei parti, a intilnirii dintre Nora si Paul . Nu m-a cucerit pe de-a-ntregul, recunosc, insa mi-a placut finalul (prea liric, totusi) - imposibilitatea depasirii conditiei, eterna acceptare a faptului ca nu-ti poti schimba destinul, desi, cu putin efort, Mona ar fi putut avea un final fericit diferit, insa miza piesei ar fi fost total compromisa.

Ca fapt divers, domnisoara Cucu mi s-a parut un personaj aproape mai interesant decit Mona. Cu siguranta cu mult mai mult umor. Caci piesa e catalogata drept comedie.
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message 2: by Lavinia (last edited Nov 07, 2010 11:27PM) (new) - rated it 3 stars

Lavinia I like Italian and I studied it a bit on my own, I understand a great deal of it but never really practised, except for short, useful phrases while visiting Italy. I also understand Spanish a bit, due to our common Latin background, but that's all.

Romanian is beautiful and quite rich as a language; beyond the Latin roots, there are a lot of other influences, like Slavic, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek or even German. That doesn't make things easy for those who want to learn it as a foreign language.

Anyway, sorry for the long reviews in Romanian, I'll try to write short ones in English as well, in the future.


message 1: by Lavinia (last edited Nov 08, 2010 07:07AM) (new) - rated it 3 stars

Lavinia Apparently, the two languages have a lot in common: diacritic marks (ă î â ș ț), endless verbal tenses, declensions, and to top that, a third gender, the neuter - for things, generally.


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