Tirso de Molina: The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest

Translated by G. Edwards

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ISBN: 9780856683015

Publication: January 1, 1986

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Tirso de Molina was, with Lope de Vega and Calderon, one of the great dramatists of 17th century Spain, which produced a theatre as vital rich and as varied as its Elizabethan counterpart. The Trickster of Seville is thoroughly representative of the drama of Spain's Golden Age: a drama of fast-moving action which set its face against classical precepts, broke the unities of time and place, cheerfully mixed the serious and the comic, combined main and sub-plots, and cultivated Spanish subjects and Spanish characters. In this respect Tirso's Don Juan is of course, the most famous character in the drama of the Golden Age, as well as the first of a long line which extends through Mozart and Moliere to the 20th century.

Introduction I. The Spanish Comedia II. The golden-age Corarl III. Tirso de Molina IV. The trickster of Serville V. Analysis of the play VI. The translation Notes to the introduction The play and commentary Act I Jornada primera Act II Jornada segunda Act III Jornada tercera

Format: Paperback

Size: 210 x 149 mm

258 Pages

ISBN: 9780856683015

Publication: January 1, 1986

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