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Title Women's acts : plays by women dramatists of Spain's golden age / Teresa Scott Soufas, editor.
Imprint Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2015.

Subject Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700.
Spanish drama -- History.
Spanish drama -- Women authors.
Alt Name Soufas, Teresa Scott.
Description 1 online resource (343 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; ANGELA DE AZEVEDO; Dicha y desdicha del juego y devocion de la Virgen; La margarita del Tajo que dio nombre a Santaren; El muerto disimulado; ANA CARO MALLEN DE SOTO; El conde Partinuples; Valor, agravio y mujer; LEONOR DE LA CUEVA Y SILVA; La firmeza en la ausencia; FELICIANA ENRIQUEZ DE GUZMAN; Segunda parte de la Tragicomedia los jardines y campos sabeos; Entreactos de la Segunda parte; Carta ejecutoria -- 'A los lectores -- MARIA DE ZAYAS Y SOTOMAYOR; La traicion en la amistad; Glossary of Mythological Figures and Terms.
Note Notes to the Plays.
Summary Seventeenth-century Spain witnessed a rich flowering of dramatic activity that paralleled the Renaissance stage in other European countries. Yet this Golden Age traditionally has been represented in print almost entirely by male playwrights. With Women's Acts, Teresa Scott Soufas makes available eight plays by five long-neglected women dramatists: Angela de Azevedo, Ana Caro Mallen de Soto, Leonor de la Cueva y Silva, Feliciana Enriquez de Guzman, and Marla de Zayas y Sotomayor. In an age when moralists denounced women's participation in the public arena, these women transgressed traditional g.
ISBN 9780813149295 (electronic bk.)
0813149290 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 900344754
Additional Format Print version: Soufas, Teresa Scott. Women's Acts : Plays by Women Dramatists of Spain's Golden Age. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2015 9780813119779