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Duke University (Durham, NC 27705-4677)
Bruce W. Wardropper (Project Director: January 1976 to present)

Comedy in the Drama of the Spanish Golden Age

To test the hypothesis that classical Spanish comedy can best be understood as an escape from the strict morality which dominated the lives of the middle and upper classes of the time, this morality consisting of an improbable combination of Christian ethics, a bloody code of honor, and racist anti-Jewish and anti-Moslem beliefs.

Project fields:
Spanish Literature

Seminars for College Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$41,873 (approved)
$41,873 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1976 – 10/31/1976