Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

Una voz en el desierto. Vida de san Jerónimo

Author: Maruxa Vilalta
Publisher: FCE
Place: Mexico
Publication Date: 1990
Genre: Play
Editions: Second ed. 1992, 3rd ed. 1994.
Other Publication Details: Prologue by Luis G. Basurto. The play is also included in Antología de obras de teatro, 1 9 1 0 y tres obras más and Teatro III.
Language: Spanish
Keywords: historical theme
The play presents the life of Saint Jerome (347-419) in the context of the events of his time. Whilst Jerome spends 34 years in a cell in Bethlehem, translating the scriptures into Latin, the Roman Empire collapses around him.