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By Maria M. Delgado,David T. Gies

top theatre historians and practitioners map a theatrical background that strikes from the non secular tropes of medieval Iberia to the postmodern practices of twenty-first-century Spain. contemplating paintings around the varied languages of Spain, from vernacular Latin to Catalan, Galician and Basque, this historical past engages with the paintings of actors and administrators, designers and publishers, brokers and impresarios, and designers and ensembles, in indicating the ways that theatre has either commented on and intervened within the significant debates and problems with the day. Chapters reflect on paratheatrical actions and renowned functionality, reminiscent of the comedia de magia and flamenco, along the works of Spain's significant dramatists, from Lope de Vega to Federico García Lorca. that includes revealing interviews with actress Nuria Espert, director Lluís Pasqual and playwright Juan Mayorga, it positions Spanish theatre inside a paradigm that acknowledges its hyperlinks and intersections with wider eu and Latin American practices.

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