Theatre in Spain, 1490-1700 / Edition 1

Theatre in Spain, 1490-1700 / Edition 1

by Melveena McKendrick
     
 

This is the first book to examine the rise of Spain's extraordinary national theatre in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in all its aspects.See more details below

Overview

This is the first book to examine the rise of Spain's extraordinary national theatre in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in all its aspects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521429016
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of plates; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The birth of the drama; 2. From drama to theatre; 3. The Comedia: some definitions and problems; 4. Lope de Vega; 5. Tirso de Molina and the other Lopistas; 6. The reign of Calderon; 7. The Corrales and their audience; 8. Theatre at court; 9. Theatre in the street: the auto sacramental; Postscript; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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