Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

La vida conyugal

Author: Max Aub
Publisher: Letras de México
Place: Mexico
Publication Date: 1944
Genre: Play
Editions: La Habana: Instituto del Libro, 1970.
Madrid: Primer Acto (May 1972).
Language: Spanish
First published in Spain: 1972
Keywords: family
Primo de Rivera
psychological drama
Journal: El Hijo Pródigo (Mexico)
Volume, Number: II. 9 (1943)
Drama in three acts. The action takes place during Primo de Rivera's dictatorship, against a background of police persecution. The married life of a couple, Ignacio and Rafaela, has become miserable for them both. Finally Rafaela chooses to act and face the consequences.