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The Play of Power: Mythological Court Dramas of Calderon de La Barca

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The Play of Power: Mythological Court Dramas of Calderon de la Barca - Greer, Margaret Rich
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Pedro Calderon de la Barca (1600-1681), one of the great dramatists of Spain's Golden Age, wrote a series of mythological spectacle plays for the Habsburg courts. Written when court spectacles were an instrument of monarchical absolutism, these later works by Calderon have often been dismissed by critics as servile flattery of the royalty or mere displays of dazzling showmanship. Margaret Rich Greer argues, however, that many of the playwright's court dramas not only explore human life and social organization, but also ...

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The Play of Power: Mythological Court Dramas of Calderon de la Barca 2017, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691601359

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The Play of Power: Mythological Court Dramas of Calderon de la Barca 2017, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691629100

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The Play of Power: Mythological Court Dramas of Calderon de la Barca 1991, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691068572

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