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John C. Loftis, Jr
Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305-2004)

The Parallel Development of Spanish and English Renaissance Drama

To work on a book about Spanish and English drama in the Renaissance. The 3 parts of the book will be: 1) An account of the similarities - an differences - in the development of Spanish and English drama in the Renaissance. 2) A study of plays by English dramatists, notably John Fletche and James Shirley, who drew on Spanish sources and perhaps in a few instances on the comedia. 3) A discussion of specialized topics: e.g. the differences in conventions controlling dramatic dialogue in Spain and England.

Project fields:
British Literature; Spanish Literature

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Total amounts:
$19,248 (approved)
$19,248 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1978 – 8/31/1979