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family, etc. would be filled in in final indexing.] Q. REWARDS AND PUNISHMENTS Ql 00-99. Deeds punished QlOl. Lying punished. Man must wed girl he doesn't love. Verdad sospechosa , 3094. QlO 1.1. Rebelliousness punished. Prince returned to prison. Vida es sueño, 2049. J 10.1. Prince learns from experience that his conduct is evil; L200. Overweening ambition punished . Q102. Illicit sexual relations punished. Death. Burlador de Sevilla, 1062. Q102.1 Illicit sexual relations punished Death. Burlador de Sevilla, 2769. R. CAPTIVES AND FUGITIVES R0-99. Captivity Rl. Prince imprisoned in cave. Vida es sueño, 78, 2047. Ql 01.1. Rebelliousness punished. R 1.1. Peasant girl imprisoned in tower by lecherous noble. Fuenteovejuna, 1641. T200. Illicit sexual relations. R 100-99. Rescues R 100.1. Prince rescued from cave. Vida es sueño, 2656. Rl. Prince imprisoned in cave. S. UNNATURAL CRUELTY S0-99. Cruel relatives. Sl. Cruel sister. Lizarda cruel to sister. Esclavo del demonio, T. SEX T0-99. Love etc. [Nearly every comedia would, of course, have love motifs.] Tl 00-99. Marriage Tl 10. Faithfulness in marriage. Del rey abajo, ninguno. T120.1 Marriage arranged by king. Burlador de Sevilla, 866. Mocedades del Cid, 2998. U. THE NATURE OF LIFE W. TRAITS OF CHARACTER W0-99 Favorable traits of character X. HUMOR [Note: the gracioso oí the comedia provides several types of humor that can be indexed , i.e. retorts, riddles, etc., which would have to be included under J in the category oí wisdom or cleverness.] Z. MISCELLANEOUS MOTIFS NOTES 1 John E. Keller. Motif-Index of Mediaeval Spanish Exempta. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1949. 2 The greatly augmented second edition of Thompson 's Motif-Index of Folk Literature has been prepared for publication and the first volumes are in press. 3 G. T. Northup, An Introduction to Spanish Literature , Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1947, pp. 273-4, 282 and M. Romera-Navarro, Historia de la literatura española, New York: D. C. Heath, 1928, pp. 316-20, 337-46, 349-59 give very general but useful divisions of the comedia into types; a much more detailed classification of dramatic types can be found in Ernest Mérimée and S. Griswold Morley, A History of Spanish Literature, New York: Henry Holt, 1930, pp. 339-40. * See the spring, 1953 number of the Bulletin, page 10.°. The Tentative Dictio-nary of Medieval Spanish was so handled in its first edition in 1946. Since that time many more members have been added to the committee and most of these have worked piecemeal and have completed the vocabularies and etymologies of a good many texts. Professor Kasten tells me that a second and much larger edition is now in sight, e Hymen Alpern and José Martel. Diez Comedias del Siglo de Oro. New York and London: Harper and Brothers, 1939. Bibliography (Continued from Spring Issue) Don Juan Theme. Benavente, Jacinto. Ha llegado don Juan. At the Infanta Isabel, Madrid, by Isabelita Garcés and her Company , October, 1952.—Rafael Vázquez Zamora, Insula, VII, No. 82 (Oct., 1952), 12. Id. Zorilla, Don Juan Tenorio. At the Teatro Español.—Personal report from Spain by Bruce W. Wardropper. Calderón de la Barca. El alcalde de ZaIa23 mea. Performed as it was written at the Teatro Español. Produced by Cayetona Luca de Tena, with María Jesús Valdés and Guillermo Marín.—Sfanish Cultural Index, No. 76 (May 1, 1952), 32. Id. La devoción de la Cruz (drama) and El Arca de Dios, cautiva (auto sacramental), translated by Rev. Father Hubert Rüttger, of Köttingen-Liblar, in honor of Cardinal Frings of Cologne.—Sfanish Cultural Index No. 80 (Sep. 1, 1952), 80. Id. El gran teatro del mundo. By the Compañía Lope de Vega, directed by José Tamayo.—Mundo Hisfánico, Nos. 50-51 (May-June, 1952), 37. Id. El gran teatro del mundo. By the Orvieto Instituto del Dramma Sacro, directed by Arnaldo Fabriani, in collaboration with the Spanish Institute of Language and Literature in Rome. Italian version by Luciano Folgore.—Sfanish Cultural Index, No. 79 (Aug. 1, 1952), 90. Id. El mágico...


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