Latin American Theatre
Translations by Prof Charles Philip Thomas


Guillermo Schmidhuber

Country :Mexico

Biography

Guillermo Schmidhuber de la Mora is an author, critic, and tireless researcher who has been cited as one of the most important Mexican playwright's in Felicia Hardson Londré's. The History of World Theatre. He is a specialist in Mexican theatre of the 20s and 30s, especially that of Rodolfo Usigli. As an author he has won innumerable prizes at home and abroad, including the 1987 Letras de Oro for best work in Spanish in the United States. His works have been published in more than thirty books in Spain, the U.S., Chile, Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico. Schmidhuber is the author of five books on literary criticism and more than thirty articles in international magazines. As a researcher his achievments include the discovery of two previously lost texts of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. From 1986 to 1993 he taught at the University of Louisville, and is currently Cultual Attaché for the State of Jalisco, Mexico where he continues writing plays, articles and continuing his research. Among his most notable works as an author are:


La parábola de la mala posada (1968); La catedral humana (1973-74); Nuestro Señor Quetzalcoatl (1974); La mano del hombre (1977); Juegos centrífugos (1978); Todos somos el rey Lear (1979); Los héroes inútiles (1979) Los heredores de Segismundo (1980); Perros Bravos o El avance del ladrido (1980); El robo del pecho de Moctezuma (1981); Lacandonia (1982); Fuegos Truncos (1982); La ventana (1983); María Terrones (1983); Felicidad instantánea-Instant Happiness (1983); El teatro en un baúl-teatro infantil (1985); El día que Monalisa dejó de sonreír (1985); Por las tierras de Colón (1978) (Premio Letras de Oro); El Cíclope (1987) El Quinto viaje de Colón (1991); Never say ``adiós'' to Columbus (1992); Obituario (1993). His plays have been translated into German, French and English.















Country :Mexico

Guillermo Schmidhuber
Works  in Translation by
Prof. Charles Philip Thomas