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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Morgan added it Feb 04, Rosa rated it really liked it Jan 14, Plays by Lope de Vega. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anna rated it really liked it May 17, Views Read Edit View history. But any reader whose Spanish is less than perfect will be both puzzled and misled.

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 of romantic comedies. Fenisa, having once been jilted, regards men only as creatures to be preyed on, until she meets the disguised Dinarda and falls for “him.

Trivia About El Anzuelo de Fenisa. About Lope de Vega. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Fenisa ends up falling for this Dinarda who is disguised as don Juan de Lara.

Book titles OR Journal titles. Retrieved from ” https: First and foremost, this is a very cumbersome and confusing play.


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To ask other readers questions about El Anzuelo de Fenisaplease sign up. It can be claimed that Golden-Age plays are already sufficiently fantastical for a modern audience to manage without the verse. OsorioIf you protect gamblers, and these Spaniards start making sport, in one day you can make a hundred ducats. Rent from DeepDyve Recommend. Lists with This Book. With a slightly smaller cast, pared down text, and clearer plotting, I think it has the potential to be a very funny, lighthearted show.

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El anzuelo de Fenisa is a play written by the Spanish playwright Lope de Vega. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Fenisa’s Hook, or Fenisa the Hooker review D. As Professor Gitlitz says p. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Scenes blend into each other with abandon, and the often obtuse language leaves the reader a bit lost presumably the setting, transitions, and physical movements of the actors would help alleviate this.


But, she is more than a courtesan; she is a woman who delights in taking revenge on all men for having been betrayed by her first love. May 04, Ben rated it liked it Shelves: Laura added it Oct 19, There is some fun playing with gender roles, especially as more and more of the characters realize that Don Juan is actually a woman, and they begin to get in on the irony of Fenisa falling in love with a woman.

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. As is noted by the previous reader, much of this would translate better pun intended to the stage, as opposed to simply into an English printed text.

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