Calderon The Physician of his Honour, second edition / Edition 2

Calderon The Physician of his Honour, second edition / Edition 2

by Dian Fox
     
 

One of the most intellectually and emotionally engaging of the Spanish Golden Age (seventeenth century) plays, as well as the most controversial. Taking place during the reign of King Pedro of Castile (1350¡1369), it is one of the spectacular 'honour dramas', in which the main characters confront compelling yet conflicting imperatives.See more details below

Overview

One of the most intellectually and emotionally engaging of the Spanish Golden Age (seventeenth century) plays, as well as the most controversial. Taking place during the reign of King Pedro of Castile (1350¡1369), it is one of the spectacular 'honour dramas', in which the main characters confront compelling yet conflicting imperatives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780856687778
Publisher:
Aris and Phillips
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Hispanic Classics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Revisited Introduction
The playwright
The comedia
The drama de honour
Structure
Characters
The metaphor
Historical Contexts and responses
Staging and setting
Translating and edited calderon
The edition
A word on the second edition
Acknowledgement bibliography
El medico de su honra - The Physician of His Honour
Primera Jornada - Act One
Segunda Jornada - Act Two
Tercera Jornada - Act Three
Appendix: Honor and Honra in The Physician of His Honour

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