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Author Soufas, Teresa Scott.
Title Dramas of distinction : a study of plays by golden age women / Teresa Scott Soufas.
Imprint Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [2015]
©2015

Series Studies in Romance Languages ; 42
Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.) ; 42.
Subject Spanish drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Spain.
Description 1 online resource (214 pages).
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Comedia, Gender, Convention; 2. Bodies of Authority: El conde Partinuplés (Caro) and Lafirmeza en la ausencia (Cueva); 3. Marriage Dilemmas: Dichay desdicha del juego and La margarita del Tajo (Azevedo); 4. Carnivalesque Implications: Valor, agravioy mujer (Caro), El muerto disimulado (Azevedo), and La traición en la amistad (Zayas); 5. Locales of Dramaturgy: Tragicomedia los jardines y campos sabeos (Enríquez); Conclusion; Notes; Works Cited and Consulted; Index.
Summary Renaissance Europe was the scene of flourishing and innovative dramatic art, and seventeenth-century Spain enjoyed its own Golden Age of the stage. According to traditional studies of this period, however, men seemed to be the only participants. Now in Dramas of Distinction, Teresa Scott Soufas offers the first book-length critical study of five important women playwrights: Angela de Azevedo, Ana Caro Mallen de Soto, Leonor de la Cueva y Silva, Feliciana Enriquez de Guzman, and Marfa de Zayas y Sotomayor. By locating the plays within their period, Soufas avoids universalizing women without reg.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813159195 (electronic bk.)
0813159199 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 900344356
Additional Format Print version: Soufas, Teresa Scott. Dramas of Distinction : Plays by Golden Age Women. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015 9780813120102