Renaissance Theatr2 - Renaissance Theatre: Spain Text....

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Renaissance Theatre: Spain Text. .. Wilson and Goldfarb. Theatre: The Lively Art , 7th edition: Chapter 13, pages 292 - 297 Plays. .. Calderon de la Barca. Life is a Dream Lope de Vega. The King , and The Greatest Alcalde 1. What was the difference between the autos sacramentales and the comedias ? The autos sacramentales were the Spanish religious dramas which combined elements of the medieval mystery and morality plays. Like the English Cycle plays, they were staged on movable wagons called carros which stopped at different stations along an established route. The Spanish continued to stage these religious dramas into the middle of the 18th century. The comedias were full length, three act, poetic, secular plays. Like Shakespeare, the Spanish writers ignored the three three unities, utilized large casts, and used the episodic structural pattern. Both religious and secular works were staged during the Spanish Golden Age (1550-1650). 2. Who were the two major playwrights of the Spanish Renaissance?
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