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- Edhasa 2012; US$ 4.33
Lope de Vega se basó en una popular leyenda castellana, Alonso, caballero procedente de Olmedo, se enamora en la feria de Medina ?y es correspondido? de Inés, prometida por su padre a Rodrigo. La dama, para evitar el enlace, finge una repentina vocación religiosa. Durante una corrida de toros en Medina Alonso salva la vida de su rival que, resentido... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2003; US$ 95.00
This book explores the relationship between Calderón's often serious comedias and his overwhelmingly funny teatro breve, consisting of mojigangas, entremeses and jácaras. Calderón was able to satisfy his audience's desire for laughter and novelty while injecting blatant parody and satire into the larger and more varied context of the comedia. more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 13.00
The masterwork of Spain?s preeminent dramatist?now in a new verse translation Life Is a Dream is a work many hold to be the supreme example of Spanish Golden Age drama. Imbued with highly poetic language and humanist ideals, it is an allegory that considers contending themes of free will and predestination, illusion and reality, played out against... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
Known as the “Spanish Homer,” Luis de Góngora y Argote (1561–1627) is widely considered to be Spain’s greatest poet. He was both praised and vilified during his lifetime, but his reputation waned in the years after his death; in the 1920s, he was championed by the Modernists, including Federico García Lorca,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 31.00
Garcilaso de la Vega (ca. 1501–36), a Castilian nobleman and soldier at the court of Charles V, lived a short but glamorous life. As the first poet to make the Italian Renaissance lyric style at home in Spanish, he is credited with beginning the golden age of Spanish poetry. Known for his sonnets and pastorals, gracefully depicting beauty... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 112.00
Infiltrations dimages. De la réécriture de la fiction pastorale ibérique en France (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles) propose une relecture actuelle de la fiction pastorale née du dialogue original entre les espaces littéraires ibérique et français: Jorge de Montemayor, Lope de Vega, Cervantès, Honoré dUrfé,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 10.95
The Epic of the Cid records the deeds of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, the Cid of history and legend. A powerful warrior in the Christian reconquest of medieval Spain, a formidable strategist, and a charismatic leader, the Cid deeply impressed his contemporaries, both Christian and Muslim. Already, in his lifetime, songs, stories, and chronicles... more...
- Edhasa 1753; US$ 9.25
Cruce de caminos entre un pasado de tentativas, un presente de evidencias y un futuro de indudables repercusiones, el Arte nuevo de hacer comedias en este tiempo (1609) resume el pulso dramático de una época y la posición estética y vital de su autor. Considerado el primer manifiesto del teatro moderno, Lope de Vega plasmó en él lo que ya había conseguido... more...