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Calderón de la Barca: los Cabellos de Absalón

A volume in The Commonwealth and International Library: Pergamon Oxford Spanish Division

Book1973

Edited by:

GWYNNE EDWARDS

Calderón de la Barca: los Cabellos de Absalón

A volume in The Commonwealth and International Library: Pergamon Oxford Spanish Division

Book1973

 

Cover for Calderón de la Barca: los Cabellos de Absalón

Edited by:

GWYNNE EDWARDS

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    INTRODUCTION

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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.

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.

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978-0-08-017162-3

Language

English

Published

1973

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Copyright © 1973 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Pergamon

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GWYNNE EDWARDS

Senior Lecturer in Spanish, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth