Text, Translation, and Critical Interpretation of Joan Rois De Corella's Tragedia De Caldesa, a Fifteenth-century Spanish Tragedy of Gender Reversal:

Text, Translation, and Critical Interpretation of Joan Rois De Corella's Tragedia De Caldesa, a Fifteenth-century Spanish Tragedy of Gender Reversal:

By: Peter Cocozzella (author)Hardback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.

Description

This is the first book to translate and scrutinize "The Tragedy of Caldesa" by Joan Rois de Corella in English. This monograph on Joan Rois de Corella (1435-1497) offers to the English-speaking world the discovery of a prominent literary figure, worth of recognition as a leading exponent of the Renaissance in the Catalan domain. The book intends to bring into focus Corella's distinctive contribution as embodied in a work that bears the title of "Tragedia de Caldesa" ("Tragedy of Caldesa"). Contrary to the trend of criticism that flatly denies the stage-worthy qualities of this magnificent text, the author proposes that Corella's masterpiece constitutes a full-fledged theatricalization of a form of tragedy that stems not from Aristotlean principles, but from the work of Isidore of Seville. Corella delves into a radically conflictive interaction of male and female characters.

Contents

Foreword by Marilyn Gaddis Rose; 1. The World as Dark Chamber; 2. Ausias March's Legacy; 3. Narcissus Revisited; 4. Aspects of Self-Fashioning; 5. The Text of Visualizing; 6. Dramatics and Theatricality; Appendix:; Tragedia de Caldesa (Text); The Tragedy of Caldesa (Translation).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773426252
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780773426252
  • ISBN10: 0773426256

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close