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The Play Of Means And Ends: Justice In Lope's Fuenteovejuna, Matthew D. Stroud Apr 2008

The Play Of Means And Ends: Justice In Lope's Fuenteovejuna, Matthew D. Stroud

Modern Languages and Literatures Faculty Research

Lope’s masterpiece, Fuenteovejuna, is generally considered to be a glowing endorsement of the reign of Fernando and Isabel, who represent not just a glorious and hopeful Spanish history but political acumen, justice, and the triumph of good over evil. A closer examination of several key plot elements, however, reveals that almost every time characters are called upon to make decisions, they choose the option that at best circumvents the requirements for justice and at worst actively works to the detriment of the proper administration of justice and law. This study focuses on four pivotal moments—when Frondoso takes the ...


Entre El Dinamismo Ideológico Y El Estatismo Filosófico: La Aproximación Al Género Y A La Mujer En La Obra De Valle-Inclán, Estrella Cibreiro Jan 2008

Entre El Dinamismo Ideológico Y El Estatismo Filosófico: La Aproximación Al Género Y A La Mujer En La Obra De Valle-Inclán, Estrella Cibreiro

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

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