Calderon The Physician of his Honour

Edited by Dian Fox and Donald Hindley

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ISBN: 9780856687778

Publication: June 27, 2007

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One of the most intellectually and emotionally engaging of the Spanish Golden Age (seventeenth century) plays, as well as the most controversial. Taking place during the reign of King Pedro of Castile (1350¡1369), it is one of the spectacular 'honour dramas', in which the main characters confront compelling yet conflicting imperatives. The Physician of His Honour is beautiful in its poetry and unsettling in its resolution. For more than 350 years the play and its author have been as fiercely reviled as they have been enthusiastically acclaimed by audiences and readers. First published in 1997, for the second edition the translation has been extensively revised, with the aim of simplifying the English, whilst continuing to respect and acknowledge as much as possible the beauties and challenges of the original Spanish.

Revisited Introduction The playwright The comedia The drama de honour Structure Characters The metaphor Historical Contexts and responses Staging and setting Translating and edited calderon The edition A word on the second edition Acknowledgement bibliography El medico de su honra- The Physician of His Honour Primera Jornada - Act One Segunda Jornada - Act Two Tercera Jornada - Act Three Appendix:Honor and Honra in The Physician of His Honour

Format: Paperback

Size: 210 x 149 mm

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780856687778

Publication: June 27, 2007

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