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Published: 01 May 2019

260 Pages

9 x 5 inches

ISBN: 9781786941923

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The Mountain Girl from La Vera

by Luis Vélez de Guevara

Translated with Commentary by Harley Erdman

Liverpool University Press

Aris and Phillips Hispanic Classics

  • An extraordinary example of an arguably transgender or gender queer character from early modern theatre
  • A long-forgotten play that is now getting attention because of a protagonist who is seemingly transgender or queer
  • A play about a heroic and defiant female rebel who breaks all gender norms of her time
  • First-ever English translation of an important play
  • Translator is also preparing a stage adaptation