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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 165.00
Amadei-Pulice examines the conflict between Lope's dramatic formula (comedia) and the new polytechnic formula that in the hands of Calderon merged dramatic poetry with visual and auditory effects (comedia de teatro). The author places the Spanish baroque theater within the wider context of a revolution in the theory of representation, signs, and meanings... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
From a legendary translator: a magnificent new rendering of Spain's national epic Venture into the heart of Islamic Spain in this vibrant, rollicking new translation of The Song of the Cid , the only surviving epic from medieval Spain. Banished from the court of King Alfonso, the noble warrior Rodrigo Diaz, know as the Cid, sets out from Castile... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 158.00
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 158.00
This study of Góngora?s Soledades is intended to summarize and discuss some of the problems which seemed important for a better understanding of these poems. Special attention is paid to the two opposing ?camps? that developed over time; one mainly focussing on the form and the other on the content of Soledades . In this volume the authors tries... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
Life is a Dream is a play about free will and fate. A king imprisons his son who, it is prophesied, will destroy the kingdom. The people believe the son to be dead, but when he is a grown man the king brings him before the public and asks them to chose his fate. The play was written in 1635 and is the most famous work by Spanish playwright Pedro Calderon... 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...
- Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 34.00
This is the first thorough study of Calderón in comparison with other important dramatists of the period. more...