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The phoenix of Madrid

Author: Pedro Calderón de la Barca; Laurence Boswell
Publisher: London : Oberon Books, 2011.
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Don Pedro has it all - high position, wealth, a beautiful family - and enjoys the good life in the heart of the Spanish capital. But now he faces a challenge that would test the patience of a saint. It is time to marry off his daughters. It's bad enough that his eldest Beatriz is both obsessed by the latest fashions and talks like a university professor, but his youngest Leoner is already enjoying illicit midnight  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Comedy plays
Verse drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro Calderón de la Barca; Laurence Boswell
ISBN: 9781849431347 1849431345
OCLC Number: 779274957
Description: 99 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Other Titles: Año santo en Madrid.
Responsibility: Calderón de la Barca ; in a new translation by Laurence Boswell.

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A hilarious comedy about love and marriage from one of the great geniuses of the Spanish Golden Age.  Read more...

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" "A twisty-turny 17th century romp... deliciously wordy play an express-pace farce." - The Stage "It's a kind of Golden Age farce of the ""No sex please, we're Spanish"" variety... quite fun... Read more...

 
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