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The drama of the portrait : theater and visual culture in early modern Spain / Laura R. Bass.

Author/Creator:
Bass, Laura R., 1965-
Publication:
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 180 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map, ports. ; 30 cm.
Subjects:
Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Spain -- History -- 16th century.
Literature and society -- Spain -- History -- 17th century.
Art and literature -- Spain -- History -- 16th century.
Art and literature -- Spain -- History -- 17th century.
Summary:
"Examines theater and portraiture as interrelated social practices in seventeenth-century Spain. Features visual images and cross-disciplinary readings of selected plays that employ the motif of the painted portrait to key dramatic and symbolic effect"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Dramas of the portrait
Visual literacy and urban comedy
Stolen identities
Blood portraits
The powers and perils of doubles
Framing the margins on center stage.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-170) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780271033044 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271033045 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
220420516
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