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Comedy and CrisisPieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Joyce Goggin and Frans De Bruyn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Comedy and Crisis features the first ever scholarly English translation of two plays by the eighteenth-century Dutch playwright Pieter Langendijk: Quincampoix, or the Wind Traders [Quincampoix of de ... More

Role-Play and the World as Stage in the Comedia

Role-Play and the World as Stage in the Comedia

Jonathan Thacker

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235484
eISBN:
9781846313967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313967
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The Theatrum Mundi metaphor was well known in the Golden Age, and was often employed, notably by Calderón in his religious theatre, although little account has been given of the everyday exploitation ... More

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