The Theatre of Don Juan: A Collection of Plays and Views, 1630-1963

The Theatre of Don Juan: A Collection of Plays and Views, 1630-1963

Oscar Mandel / Jul 22, 2019

The Theatre of Don Juan A Collection of Plays and Views Many good things are provided for our instruction and delight in this handsome volume Chief among them perhaps and most keenly wanted in a collection of this sort are sanity and wit The Romanic Revie

  • Title: The Theatre of Don Juan: A Collection of Plays and Views, 1630-1963
  • Author: Oscar Mandel
  • ISBN: 9780803281370
  • Page: 242
  • Format: Paperback
  • Many good things are provided for our instruction and delight in this handsome volume Chief among them perhaps, and most keenly wanted in a collection of this sort are sanity and wit The Romanic Review A most interesting literary history of the Don Juan theme with the plays or works themselves serving as illustrations Professor Mandel s general introduction and Many good things are provided for our instruction and delight in this handsome volume Chief among them perhaps, and most keenly wanted in a collection of this sort are sanity and wit The Romanic Review A most interesting literary history of the Don Juan theme with the plays or works themselves serving as illustrations Professor Mandel s general introduction and his shorter introductions and commentaries throughout the book are solid, wise, and engaging Robert E Taylor, Renaissance News This anthology is exhaustive and informative, expertly translated, and, by virtue of its subject, damned exciting Quarterly Journal of Speech The translations are lively and quite faithful to the originals The long introduction could well stand alone fruitful in original observations on the nature of Don Juan, spirited, argu mentative, and quite personal Armand F Singer, HispaniaThe eternal Don Juan, the creation than 350 years ago of a monk and dramatist known as Tirso de Molina, has appeared on the boards as a thinker and fool, hero and villain, but never as anything less than a great lover Oscar Mandel s Theatre of Don Juan presents different aspects of the Don s spectacular progress through a half dozen countries, epochs, and intellectual climates Here are full length plays by Molina, Moli re, Shadwell, Da Ponte, Grabbe, Moncrieff, Zorrilla, and Rostand excerpts from plays by Shaw, Montherlant, and Frisch plus a dozen critical and interpretative essays In his introduction, Mandel examines the legend of Don Juan.

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      • Oscar Mandel

        Oscar Mandel, po te, traducteur, fabuliste et dramaturge am ricain, est n en 1926 Anvers Belgique En 1939, adolescent, il est contraint d migrer avec sa famille vers les tats Unis.Il crit aussi bien en anglais qu en fran ais.Oscar Mandel, American poet, translator, fabulist and playwright, was born in 1926 in Antwerp Belgium In 1939, a teenager, he was forced to emigrate with his family to the United States.He writes both in English and French.


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