Calderón de la Barca: Los Cabellos de Absalón

Calderón de la Barca: Los Cabellos de Absalón

The Commonwealth and International Library: Pergamon Oxford Spanish Division

1st Edition - January 1, 1973

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  • Editor: Gwynne Edwards
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483138190

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Calderon de la Barca: Los Cabellos de Absalon is a part of a small yet important body of genuinely tragic plays written by Pedro Calderon de la Barca, one of the greatest tragic dramatis of the Golden Age. The book begins with a short biography of the life of Pedro Calderon de la Barca and how it influenced his works. It also discusses his greatest works: Los Cabellos de Absalon – its comparison with La Venganza de Tamar; its interpretation; the text; summary of verse forms used; and select bibliography for further reading. The book also includes an untranslated Spanish version of the play itself. The text will appeal to literary experts and historians who want to learn more about the life of Pedro Calderon de la Barca, his work Los Cabellos de Absalon, its comparison to Tirso's La Venganza de Tamar, and the interpretation of his play.

Table of Contents


  • Preface

    Introduction

    1. Calderón and the Spanish Drama

    2. La Venganza de Tamar and Los Cabellos de Absalón

    3. Los Cabellos de Absalón: An Interpretation

    4. The Text

    5. Summary of Verse Forms Used

    6. Select Bibliography

    Text

    Los Cabellos de Absalón

    Personas

    Jornada Primera

    Jornada Segunda

    Jornada Tercera

    Notes


Product details

  • No. of pages: 168
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1973
  • Published: January 1, 1973
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483138190

About the Editor

Gwynne Edwards

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