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Published: 01 October 2018

176 Pages

6 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9781786941053

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The Granny and the Heist / La Estanquera de Vallecas

José Luis Alonso de Santos, Translated with Commentary by Stuart Green, and Contributions by Lucy Meyer

Liverpool University Press

Aris and Phillips Hispanic Classics

  • One of the most important plays of Spain's Transition from dictatorship to democracy
  • The first translation of the play in British English
  • Facing page translation with explanatory footnotes
  • A new critical introduction to the play provides information on the neighbourhood in which the action takes place, the historical and cultural context in which the play was written and performed, and an in-depth analysis of the storyline, characters and social issues covered in the play
  • An extensive collection of classroom activities has been designed especially to enable secondary school and university teachers to use the play, its translation and other authentic materials to teach a variety of linguistic and grammatical features of Spanish in all four skills areas in language learning