It is believed that these plays can be read to greatest advantage after students have had one year of Spanish. The Notes and Vocabulary have been prepared with that in mind, as much material as possible being placed in the Vocabulary rather than in the Notes. However, in the present dearth of good elementary texts, the book might be used toward the end of the first year; it is hoped that the vocabulary is adequate for such a purpose.
October 21st. Gente conocida (scenes of modern life, four acts). 1897 February 13th. El marido de la Téllez (comedy sketch, one act). February 27th. De alivio (monologue). October 31st. Don Juan (translated from Molière). November 30th. La farándula (comedy, two acts). 1898 November 7th. La comida de las fieras (comedy, three acts). December 28th, Teatro feminista (farce comedy with music, one act). 1899 March 11th. Cuento de amor (from Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"). May 4th. Operación quirúrgica (comedy, one act). December 7th. Despedida cruel (comedy, one act). 1900 March 31st. La gata de Angora (comedy, four acts). April 6th. Viaje de instrucción (zarzuela). July 15th. Por la herida (drama, one act). 1901 January 18th. Modas (sketch, one act). January 19th. Lo cursi (comedy, three acts). March 3rd. Sin querer (comedy sket