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The Honor Plays of Lope de Vega

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674493087

Publication Date: 01/01/1977

217 pages


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  • 1. Introduction: Honor and Honor Plays
  • 2. Early Plays; Comic Solutions to the Conflict of Honor
    • Sixteenth-Century Antecedents
    • El castigo del discreto, La belle malmaridada, and Las ferias de Madrid
  • 3. Plays of the Middle Period: Vengeance Celebrated
    • Los comendadores de Córdoba
    • An Excursion into History
    • Ritual, Myth, and Romance
  • 4. Late Plays: The Turn toward Tragedy
    • Tragedy and the Comedia
    • La victoria de la honra and Porfiar haste morir
    • El castigo sin venganza
  • 5. Conclusion
  • Appendix. Tentative Chronology of the Honor Plays of Lope de Vega
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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