Santos prodigiosos y turcos infernales en "El cerco de Viena" (atribuida a Lope de Vega)

  1. Javier Burguillo 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Salamanca

    Universidad de Salamanca

    Salamanca, España


eHumanista: Journal of Iberian Studies

ISSN: 1540-5877

Year of publication: 2016

Volume: 33

Pages: 97-122

Type: Article

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This article provides an initial study of The Siege of Vienna, a historical drama a ttributed to Lope de Vega that deals with the Christian campaign against the Turks in the year 1532. It analyses its printed tradition during the 17th and 18th centuries, the problems of authorship, its historical and literary sources, as well as the religious and political principles proposed in the play. Finally, we study some of the scenic resources utilized to increase the effectiveness in this dramatical piece .