Gil Vicente and the Development of the Comedia (Heftet)

Serie: North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures 


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2020
Antall sider: 250
Forlag: The University of North Carolina Press
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780807892343
Omtale Gil Vicente and the Development of the Comedia
Through a formalist, structuralist analysis, Rene Pedro Garay defines the Vicente comedias against their socio-historical backdrop, and the literary milieu that witnessed their creation. By doing so, Garay defends the un-Aristotelian medieval tradition, tracing the theory behind Vicente's comedies through Dante and the pre-sixteenth Century Iberian tradition, and placing it in the trajectory towards the birth of the Renaissance. He then charts this humanist comedic structure in two plays, the Comedia de Rubena and Comedia do viuvo, corroborating Vicente's role in determining the form of subsequent comedic drama in Spain.

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