Lope de Vega: Fuente Ovejuna

Translated by V. F. Dixon

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ISBN: 9780856683282

Publication: May 12, 1989

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Fuente Ovejuna (C.1613) is the most famous and frequently performed play by the creator of Spanish theatre, Lope de Vega (1562-1635). Astonishingly for its period, it celebrates the murder in 1476 of a nobleman, the Grand Commander of the Military Order of Calatrava, by the peasants he had oppressed, and their subsequent solidarity under torture. Fuente Ovejuna , however, is less a history lesson or political tract than an optimistic moral fable. Spanish text with facing-page translation, introduction and notes.

Introduction The characters The play in performance The Spanish text The English translation Notes bibliography ACT ONE ACT TWO ACT THREE Text variations Rades y Andrada, Chronicle of the Three Military Orders

Format: Paperback

Size: 210 x 149 mm

232 Pages

ISBN: 9780856683282

Publication: May 12, 1989

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