The discourse of courtly love in seventeenth-century Spanish theater /
Robert Bayliss.
Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, c2008.
204 p. ; 24 cm.
0838757146 (alk. paper), 9780838757147 (alk. paper)
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Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, c2008.
0838757146 (alk. paper)
9780838757147 (alk. paper)
contents note
Courtly love and the comedia as discourse -- The legacy of troubadour self-absorption -- Duty and desire : the discourses of courtly love, chivalry, and honor -- Discursive interplay : the ethics of courtly love, decorum, and interpretation -- Furthering the tenso.
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Gift to Victoria University Library. Davidson, Robert. 2012/10/26.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-195) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Robert E. Bayliss, Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Kansas, earned his BA from the University of Notre Dame, his MA in Comparative Literature from The University of Georgia, and his PhD in both Hispanic Literature and Comparative Literature from Indiana University. He was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Miami University in Ohio in 2003-4, and has published articles in Comparative Drama, Bulletin of the Comediantes, Comedia Performance, and Comparative Literature Studies. He also contributed a chapter to the MLA's Approaches to Teaching Boccaccio's Decameron and to a forthcoming MLA volume on pedagogical approaches to the picaresque tradition. His current research focuses on early modern Spanish cultural production from a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective.
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Bowker Data Service Summary
By engaging in dialogue the voices of both male and female writers who participated both in the broader courtly love tradition and in the theatrical production of early modern Spain, this book demonstrates that all representations of desire are gender-inflected.
Main Description
The rise of a popular and professional theater industry in early modern Spain (roughly 1580 1700) generated a cultural polemic: while popular comedy was mass-produced for a paying public for the first time in Spain, both secular and religious authorities
Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsp. 7
Introduction: Courtly Love and the Comedia as Discoursep. 11
The Legacy of Troubadour Self-Absorptionp. 25
Duty and Desire: The Discourses of Courtly Love, Chivalry, and Honorp. 67
Discursive Interplay: The Ethics of Courtly Love, Decorum, and Interpretationp. 104
Conclusion: Furthering the Tensop. 162
Notesp. 169
Bibliographyp. 185
Indexp. 196
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