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  • Life Is a Dreamby Pedro Calderon de la Barca; Denis Florence Mac-Carthy

    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...

  • Antigüedad y actualidad de Luis Vélez de Guevaraby C. George Peale

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 173.00

    Esta colección de estudios críticos se ha compilado con el propósito de revalorar al genial comediógrafo del siglo XVII, Luis Vélez de Guevara (1579-1644), y, posiblemente, restablecerlo como figura de importancia en la historia del teatro español. more...

  • Aspects of Góngora's 'Soledades'by John R. Beverley

    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...

  • Calderón y el Barrocoby María Alicia Amadei-Pulice

    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...

  • Imitación y transformaciónby Anne J. Cruz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 158.00

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  • Reason and the Passions in the 'Comedias' of Calderónby David Jonathan Hildner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 158.00

    Introduction In 1675, six years before the death of Calderon, Benedict de Spinoza began to circulate cautiously among his friends and colleagues in the Netherlands the manuscripts of what was to be published posthumously as the Ethics. more...

  • Suche nach dem Handorakelby Helmut Lethen

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 7.52

    Hauptbeschreibung "Handorakel" nannte der spanische Jesuit Balthasar Gracián 300 Regeln der Weltklugheit, die er 1647 zusammenstellte. Helmut Lethen zeigte in seinen Verhaltenslehren der Kälte (1994), dass das spanische Brevier durch alle politischen, philosophischen und künstlerischen Fraktionen der Weimarer Republik kursierte. In seinem Essay "Suche... more...

  • El caballero de Olmedoby Teresa Otal

    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...

  • Traits d'unionby Andrew Wallis

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 46.14

    Hauptbeschreibung La production romanesque au dix-septième siècle résiste à des définitions simples, surtout lorsqu'il s'agit du sous-genre des romans comiques. Cette étude, en passant par les anti-romans de Sorel, de Scarron et de Furetière, entreprend une analyse des espaces et des discours hybrides, en marge de la littérature dite " traditionnelle... more...