El Caballero De Olmedo
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Caballero De Olmedo by Lope de Vega
Book DescriptionEl Caballero de Olmedo is a history play, a retelling of a folk talk, a celebrated piece of Golden Age drama, and also an intense mediation upon the power of desire, the deceits of eroticism and literary convention, the injustice of a world obsessed with appearance, and the tragic potential inherent in the courting of beautiful women. The introduction sets this play within the context of Baroque eroticism and sexual mores as well as dramatic practice. The text is presented with glosses to words unfamiliar to undergraduate students; the notes comprise summaries of acts and scenes from a dramatic point of view, and in-depth notes to problematic passages in the text, written with an undergraduate readership in mind.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780719070600
(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Often compared to Shakespeare, Moliere, and Racine, Lope de Vega is widely considered the greatest of all Spanish playwrights and "Fuenteovejuna" ("The Sheep Well") is among the most important Spanish Golden Age plays. This title presents a translation of the "Fuenteovejuna".
Fuente Ovejuna, Paperback (June 2009)» View all books by Lope de Vega
The villagers of Fuente Ovejuna in rural Spain rise up against their cruel and sexually predatory Commander, eventually killing him. When agents sent by the King and Queen set about torturing the villagers to find out who did the murder, each one gives the answer: 'Fuente Ovejuna did it'.
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Author Biography - Lope de Vega
Anthony John Lappin is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Manchester
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