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Etudes Portugaises et de L'Institut Trancáis au Portugal, XIV (1950). [See Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, XXIX (1952), 67.] Comedia—Performances Miscellaneous. "Teatro español en Inglaterra y Alemania." Arbor, XXII, No. 78 (June, 1952), 234-235. [Generalities concerning some recent performances of the Comedia in England and Germany.] Miscellaneous. Mundo Hispánico, No. 48 (March, 1952), 49, reports the activities of the Compañía "Lope de Vega" (Granada) during the period Oct., 1949-Aug., 1951. In Cuba they presented, among others, Perib áñez; in Puerto Rico, La vida es sue- ño, El alcalde de Zalamea, and La cena de Baltasar; in Colombia, La cena de Baltasar, etc. Several other Spanish American countries were visited, including Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, and the Dominican Republic. Miscellaneous. Auto de Floripes, an old secular play, is performed every year on Aug. 5, the day of our Lady of the Snows, before the Church of Neves, Portugal. The text has been transcribed from oral tradition by Leandro Quintas Alves in Vértice (Coimbra), No. 102 (Feb., 1952), 23-43. — G. M. M [oser], Hispania, XXXV, No. 3 (Aug., 1952), 350. Calderón de la Barca. La devoción de la cruz performed by La Compañía española del teatro in the Politeama of Buenos Aires, 1948(?). Moreto. El desdén con el desdén given at the Maria Guerrero Theater, Madrid. Produced by Luis Escobar, with Enrique Guitart and Blanca de Silos.—Spanish Cultural Index, No. 72 (Jan. 1, 1952), 38. Rojas Zorrilla. Entre bobos anda el juego, refundición by José García Nieto, given at the Teatro Español.—Spanish Cultural Index, No. 72 (Jan. 1, 1952), 38. Ruiz de Alarcón. See Miscellaneous, Ayllón. Tirso de Molina. El condenado por desconfiado performed in English as "The Saint and the Sinner" by the Spanish Society and the Theatre Group of the University of Leeds, in February, 1952. Seven performances were given.—E. A. Peers, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, XXIX, No. 114 (Apr.June , 1952), 74; and Spanish Cultural Index , No. 75 (Apr. 1, 1952), 100. Tirso de Molina. Don Gil de las calzas verdes presented at the Inauguration of the New Theater, Berne.—Spanish Cultural Index , No. 72 (Jan. 1, 1952), 105. Valdivielso, José de. El hospital de los locos performed before the Parish Church of San Isidro under the auspices of the Buenos Aires Provincial Government.—Spanish Cultural Index, No. 75 (Apr. 1, 1952), 101. Vega, Lope de. Fuenteovejuna performed on the Plaza at Moran under the auspices of the Buenos Aires Provincial Government.— Spanish Cultural Index, No. 75 (Apr. 1, 1952), 101. Also given as Dorp in Opstand (trans, by David Koning) at the open air theater in Bloemendael, Holland.—Quaderni Ibero-Americani, III, No. 11 (Dec, 1951), 149. Vicente, Gil. A new opera by Ruj Coelho, based on the Força de Ines Pereira, was presented in the Spring, 1952 at the Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos, Lisbon.—Ocidente, XLII, No. 169 (May, 1953), 192. Cape and Sword Conducted by the Editor 17 Century News has considered Darnell Roaten's article "WoelfHin's Principles Applied to Lope's Fuenteovejuna." (Bulletin of the Comediantes, Spring, 1952) of sufficient importance, especially as it might pertain to Shakespeare, to publish an abridgment of it in a forthcoming issue. 17 CENTURY NEWS, EXPLICATOR, JOHNSONIAN NEWSLETTER, SHAKESPEARE NEWSLETTER and BULLETIN OF THE COMEDIANTES are offering reduced rates (25 cents less than the regular price of each periodical) for new subscribers who take more than one of the publications for a year. Addresses: EXPLICATOR, Box 3024 Rivermont Station, Lynchburg, Va.; JOHNSONIAN NEWSLETTER, Philosophy Hall, Columbia University, NYC 27; SHAKESPEARE NEWSLETTER, 749 Franklin Roosevelt Drive, NYC, 9; 17 CENTURY NEWS, Queens College, Flushing 67, N.Y. M.A. theses at Univ. of New Mexico: 1) Ruth Hatch Hartwell, "The Development of the comedia de figurón in the 17 and 18 Centuries," 1952; 2) Maryavis Parson , "The Comic Art of D. Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla in His Comedies of Customs," 1952, under the direction of Raymond T. MacCurdy. The 1952 conference of the Comediantes will be held Saturday, Dec. 27, 2:00-3:30 p.m. (See M.L.A. program for room...


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