Devotion to the Cross

by  Edwin Honig, Calderon de la Barca

Full Length Play, Drama  /  12m, 3f

Calderon presents a modification of the honor codes through the countervailing movement of the principle of mercy. The mercy principle, part of a theocratic code, triumphs in the end, without destroying the structure of the honor system it opposes. Published in Calderon de la Barca: 6 Plays…

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Calderon presents a modification of the honor codes through the countervailing movement of the principle of mercy. The mercy principle, part of a theocratic code, triumphs in the end, without destroying the structure of the honor system it opposes. 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 ...

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