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Crown of Absalom, The - Full Length Play, Drama

Crown of Absalom, The

Calderon de la Barca, Edwin Honig

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Full Length Play, Drama

10m, 2f

ISBN: 9781882763054

By Calderon de la Barca
Translated by Edwin Honig
This powerful play of rape, incest and fratricide derives from the biblical story of King David's eldest son's passion for his half sister. Intertwined with the saga of family disintegration is a portrait of the aged king. His towering reputation as conqueror, lover and poet musician can no longer s…

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Full Length Play

Drama

This powerful play of rape, incest and fratricide derives from the biblical story of King David's eldest son's passion for his half sister. Intertwined with the saga of family disintegration is a portrait of the aged king. His towering reputation as conqueror, lover and poet musician can no longer sustain him and, like Lear, he must learn to be nobody and see his love and pride turn to ashes. Published in Calderon de la Barca: 6 Plays.

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Edwin Honig

Edwin Honig (1919-2011), poet and translator, published ten books of poetry, eight books of translation, five books of criticism, and three books of plays. He died at 91 on May 25, 2011. He taught at Harvard and Brown (1957-1982), where he started the Creative Writing Program. Among his numerous awards were grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, Mishkenot Sha’Anamin, The National Endowment for ... view full profile

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