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Published: 26 June 2018

272 Pages | 8 Illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198819349

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Staging the Spanish Golden Age

Translation and Performance

Kathleen Jeffs

Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs

  • Draws on first-hand theatre experience of the Royal Shakespeare Company's Spanish Golden Age season
  • Outlines a model for future productions of the Comedia in English
  • Examines The Dog in the Manger, Tamar's Revenge, House of Desires, and Pedro, the Great Pretender
  • Provides an overview of the Golden Age performance and cultural contexts in which the Spanish source texts were written
  • Explores play selection, translation, verse patterns, characterization, and meta-theatre
  • Discusses the reception and impact of the season