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Author Bass, Laura R., 1965-
Title The drama of the portrait : theater and visual culture in early modern Spain / Laura R. Bass.
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2008.
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 Floor4 Folio/Oversize  PQ6105 .B325 2008    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 180 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map, ports. ; 30 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-170) and index.
Contents Dramas of the portrait -- Visual literacy and urban comedy -- Stolen identities -- Blood portraits -- The powers and perils of doubles -- Framing the margins on center stage.
Summary "Examines theater and portraiture as interrelated social practices in seventeenth-century Spain. Features visual images and cross-disciplinary readings of selected plays that employ the motif of the painted portrait to key dramatic and symbolic effect"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Spain -- History -- 16th century.
Literature and society -- Spain -- History -- 17th century.
Art and literature -- Spain -- History -- 16th century.
Art and literature -- Spain -- History -- 17th century.
ISBN 9780271033044 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271033045 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard # 40016435231
OCLC number 220420516