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Fuente Ovejuna (1619)
by Lope de Vega (Author)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0486420922, Paperback)
A captivating 17th-century drama of peasants defending their honor against oppression by a feudal lord. This edition features an informative introduction with background on Spanish theater of the era as well as on the dramatist's career and on the play itself. Features an excellent English-prose version on the pages facing the original Spanish.
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A drama based on a 15th century incident where the inhabitants of a Spanish village called Fuenteovejuna rebel against the tyranny of their lord. The rebellion ends in a murder which is investigated by the authorities who are unable to break the villagers solidarity and obtain the name of the murderer.
An edition of this book was published by Yale University Press.
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