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Heath's Modern Language Series: Mariucha

Comedia en Cinco Actos

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Published: 1921
Language: Spanish
Wordcount: 65,814 / 251 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,503
Added to site: 2008.03.26
mnybks.net#: 20413
Origin: gutenberg.org
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d El abuelo were not far behind. But neither success nor failure made the dramatist swerve a hair's breadth in his methods. Firmly serene in his consciousness of artistic right, he kept on his way with characteristic stubbornness and impassivity. Only on two occasions did he allow the criticisms of the press to goad him into a reply. In the prefaces to Los condenados and Alma y vida he defended those plays and explained his aims and methods with entire self-control and urbanity.[4] But he never deigned to cater to applause. The attack upon Los condenados did not deter him from employing a similar symbolism and similar motifs again; and, after the tremendous hit of Electra, he deliberately chose, for Alma y vida, his next effort, a subject and style which should discourage popular applause.[5] Such was the modesty, unconsciousness and intellectual probity of this man.

[Note 4: The other plays having short prefaces are: La loca de la casa, lo

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