Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

Primero es la luz

Author: Juan Miguel de Mora
Publisher: Helio-Mexico
Place: Mexico
Publication Date: 1955
Genre: drama
Other Publication Details: Prologue by Fernando Soler
Language: Spanish
Keywords: political drama
A three-act play with two symbolic characters: El Hombre y la Mujer, imprisoned and brutalised by their jailers. No geographical or temporal location. The Man is shot at the end of the play, but he concludes that "Si muero con la luz, sé que no muero".