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Don Álvaro, or, The force of fate (1835) : a play by Ángel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas ; translated from the Spanish by Robert M. Fedorchek ; introduction by Joyce Tolliver.

Author: Angel de Saavedra Rivas, duque de; Robert M Fedorchek
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©2005.
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"Don Alvaro, or The Force of Fate by Angel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas (1791-1865), premiered in 1835 in Madrid and changed the Spanish state forever after. It was the benchmark Romantic play of early nineteenth-century Spain. The play tells of the torrid love of the mysterious Don Alvaro and the lovely Dona Leonor, and how fate intervenes to bring about the extermination of Leonor's family at the hands of the man  Read more...
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Rivas, Angel de Saavedra, duque de, 1791-1865.
Don Álvaro, or, The force of fate (1835).
Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607445947
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angel de Saavedra Rivas, duque de; Robert M Fedorchek
ISBN: 0813213975 9780813213972
OCLC Number: 54529029
Description: xxxi, 142 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Don Alvaro.
Force of fate (1835)

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Don Alvaro, or the Force of Fate was the benchmark Romantic play of early nineteenth-century Spain. This English translation is designed for either classroom use or performance. The play tells of the  Read more...

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"One of Spanish Romanticism's darkest and wildest characters, Don Clvaro, lives again in this excellent translation. Robert Fedorchek's energized English will delight new readers discovering for the Read more...

 
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