Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

La Gallarda

Author: Rafael Alberti
Publisher: Losada
Place: Buenos Aires
Publication Date: 1950
Genre: Play
Composition Date: 1944-5
Editions: First published in Teatro I (1950).
Other Publication Details: Seis fragmentos de La gallarda published in Suma taurina, Alberti's first book to be published in Spain since the civil war. Barcelona: RM, 1963. Ed. Rafael Montesinos.
Language: Spanish
First published in Spain: 1988
Keywords: myth
Journal: Primer Acto
Volume, Number: 224 (1988)
Three-act play, subtitled a 'Tragedia de vaqueros y toros bravos' [tragedy of cowboys and ferocious bulls], which explores 'the tragedy of jealousy through the myth of the bull' (Jiménez-Fajardo, Multiple Spaces: 153).