Modern Spanish Dramatists: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook


Spanish drama, since the Golden Age, represents a united commitment to modernize, reformulate, and re-conceptualize the stage and the State. This reference includes alphabetically arranged entries on 33 Spanish dramatists from the eighteenth century to the present. Entries written by expert contributors provide biographical information; a discussion of works, themes, and dramaturgy; a survey of the playwright's critical reception; and primary and secondary bibliographies. An introductory essay discusses the history of Spanish drama since 1700s with significant, though sometimes contentious moments highlighting its road to aesthetic and cultural modernity. A general bibliography lists works for further reading and research.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Mary Parker
  • Nancy J. Membrez
  • Peter L. Podol
  • Arie Vicente
  • María M. Delgado
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002


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