Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

El rapto de Europa

Author: Max Aub
Publisher: Ediciones de Tezontle
Place: Mexico
Publication Date: 1946
Genre: Play
Editions: Alcalá de Henares/ Segorbe: Uni de Alcalá/ Fundación Max Aub, 1999. Ed. José Ma. Naharro-Calderón.
Language: Spanish
First published in Spain: 1999
Keywords: Drama
European politics
Journal: El Hijo Pródigo (Mexico)
Volume, Number: X. 32 (1945)
Tags:
Entitled 'El rapto de Europa o Siempre se puede hacer algo'; subtitled 'drama real en tres actos'. Set in Marseille, 1941. One of Aub's four major plays on the theme of European politics (the other three are 'No', 'San Juan' and 'Morir por cerrar los ojos'). The protagonist is Margarita, a North American woman who dedicates herself to looking after refugees.