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Ironic allusion and the human mind in Calderón's La cisma de Inglaterra

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With reference to Aquinas's ‘Treatise on the Passions’ this article suggests that psychological self-opacity was a phenomenon known to the premodern world. Alongside analysis of three allusions—which, it is argued, spectators would have understood as ironic—it posits that Calderón hoped, by these allusions, to hint in La cisma at the shadowy workings of the mind. The allusions reveal that the protagonists have instinctively apprehended truths that equip them to avert disaster, but passion cau...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.5699/modelangrevi.111.4.1004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
Spanish
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Author
Publisher:
Modern Humanities Research Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Modern Language Review Journal website
Volume:
111
Issue:
4
Pages:
1004-1004
Publication date:
2016-10-01
Acceptance date:
2016-04-28
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ISSN:
0026-7937
Source identifiers:
632322
Language:
English
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pubs:632322
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uuid:a0c54c26-fa15-46e6-8520-a6773d2c0858
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pubs:632322
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2018-02-04

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