Prologue to Performance: Spanish Classical Theater Today
Louise Fothergill-Payne, Peter Fothergill-Payne
Bucknell University Press, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 167 pages
The ten essays in this volume examine the survival of Spain's once famous Classical tradition and linguistic barriers. The essays are grouped into two parts: Reception and Interpretation and Translating the Theatrical Experience.
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