El anzuelo de Fenisa. Fenisa’s Hook, or Fenisa the Hooker. (review). D. W. Cruickshank. Bulletin of the Comediantes, Volume 41, Number 2, Winter , pp. Lope de Vega is the world’s most prolific dramatist, and only a small fraction of his plays are available in English. This Golden Age play, which is based on a. El Anzuelo de Fenisa by Lope De Vega, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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But, she is more than a courtesan; e, is a woman who delights in taking revenge on all men for having been betrayed by her first love. While Fenisa is able to trick Lucindo the first time around, he comes back to Sicily a second time and this time he tricks her. This early seventeenth-century play centers around a woman’s schemes and a man’s revenge and engages in multiple plots of intrigue, love, and role reversal. Retrieved sl ” https: No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Ansuelo argument that verse was meant to separate stage speech from everyday reality is a strong one, but retaining metre and rhyme invariably leads to a less literal translation.

A secondary plot includes Dinarda who is dressed as a man and has come to Palermo in search of the man who anzuuelo her and left her behind. Anna rated it really liked it May 17, As this play belongs to Lope’s early forties, it uses eight different verseforms.


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Rosa rated it really liked it Jan 14, To ask other readers questions about El Anzuelo de Fenisaplease sign up. T First and foremost, this is a very cumbersome and confusing play. Professor Gitlitz believes that verse should be translated as anzuslo, and that metrical forms should be retained as far as possible. Refresh and try again. Trivia About El Anzuelo de Fenisa. Plays by Lope de Vega.

First and foremost, this is a very cumbersome and confusing play. May 04, Ben rated it liked it Shelves: Take, for example, a passage in octavas El anzuelo de Fenisa is a play written by the Spanish playwright Lope de Vega. Bulletin of the Comediantes.

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View freely available titles: This is a light and comic play that opposes the mercantile values of Fenisa and Lucindo to the aristocratic attitudes of Albano and Dinarda.

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Professor Gitlitz argues in his introduction that the Spanish Golden-Age plays which are best known to today’s readers tend to misrepresent to us the mainstream of dramatic production of the period, which consisted of a substantial proportion anzkelo romantic comedies. OsorioIf you protect gamblers, and these Spaniards start making sport, in one day you can make a hundred ducats.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Articles containing Spanish-language text. Hardcoverpages. With a slightly smaller cast, pared down text, and clearer anzuepo, I think it has the potential to be a very funny, lighthearted show.