The bagnios of Algiers ; and, the great Sultana : two plays of captivity (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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The bagnios of Algiers ; and, the great Sultana : two plays of captivity

Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Barbara Fuchs; Aaron Ilika
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Best known today as the author of Don Quixote - one of the most beloved and widely read novels in the Western tradition - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616) was a poet and a playwright as well. After some early successes on the Madrid stage in the 1580s, his theatrical career was interrupted by other literary efforts. Yet, eager to prove himself as a playwright, shortly before his death he published a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Drama
Translations
Théâtre
Named Person: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Barbara Fuchs; Aaron Ilika
ISBN: 9780812242096 0812242092
OCLC Number: 320800471
Description: xxviii, 177 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: IntroductionThe Bagnios of AlgiersAct IAct IIAct IIIThe Great SultanaAct IAct IIAct IIIBibliographyAcknowledgments
Other Titles: Gran sultana.
Baños de Argel.
Responsibility: Miguel de Cervantes ; edited and translated by Barbara Fuchs and Aaron J. Ilika.

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The first English translation of two captivity plays by Cervantes, set in Algiers and Constantinople. Featuring a lively cast of corsairs, captives, and renegades, they offer important insights into  Read more...

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