Metaphors of conversion in seventeenth century Spanish drama by Leslie Levin

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Subjects:

  • Molina, Tirso de, 1571?-1648 -- Language.,
  • Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681 -- Language.,
  • Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
  • Symbolism in literature.,
  • Conversion in literature.,
  • Theater -- Religious aspects.,
  • Conversion in art.,
  • Art, Spanish -- 17th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [127]-141) and index.

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Other titlesMetaphors of conversion in 17th century Spanish drama
StatementLeslie Levin.
SeriesColección Támesis. Serie A, Monografías ;, 174
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ6101 .L48 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p. ;
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL368440M
ISBN 101855660571
LC Control Number98029030

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