"The Courage to Right a Woman's Wrongs," by Ana Caro, translated by the UCLA Working Group.
*Winner of the 2022 Franklin Smith Comedia Translation Prize. This prize is awarded to an outstanding translation of a dramatic work of Hispanic Classical Theater.
This new translation of Valor, agravio y mujer brings Ana Caro’s stirring tale of a woman’s courage to an English speaking audience.
Written by one of the Spanish Golden Age’s most accomplished female playwrights, Ana Caro’s The Courage to Right a Woman’s Wrongs is a comedy of wild intrigue and lively ingenuity in which Leonor crosses geographical boundaries and defies social expectations of gender in order to bring her fickle lover, Juan, to justice and restore her lost honor.
This volume is part of the Diversifying the Classics project at UCLA, which seeks to foster awareness and appreciation of the Hispanic Golden Age and give theater professionals the materials and tools to explore its rich tradition.
ISBN 978-1-58871-371-1 (PB) $25