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Calderon de la Barca: Collected Plays

Calderon de la Barca: Collected Plays

Calderon de la Barca, Edwin Honig

ISBN: 9781882763054

"If we talk of a Calderon revival we must credit it largely to two poet-translators, Roy Campbell and Edwin Honig who, between them, have made (nine) of Calderon's masterpieces available and attractive in English ..." -Eric Bentley

"Honig has always been aware of the need to adapt Spanis…

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"If we talk of a Calderon revival we must credit it largely to two poet-translators, Roy Campbell and Edwin Honig who, between them, have made (nine) of Calderon's masterpieces available and attractive in English ..." -Eric Bentley

"Honig has always been aware of the need to adapt Spanish texts and scripts to the receptive capacity of contemporary audiences unfamiliar with the cultural assumptions underlying them. His versions of Spanish plays are conceived with performance in mind and have always proved stage worthy. In short, he is a translator in the fullest sense of the term ..." -Alan S. Trueblood

Contents


Life is a Dream
Secret Vengeance for Secret Insult
Devotion to the Cross
The Mayor of Zalamea
The Phantom Lady

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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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