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Don Carlos and Mary Stuart (1996) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Don Carlos and Mary Stuart, two of German literature's greatest historical dramas, deal with the timeless issues of power, freedom, and justice. Dating from 1787 and 1800 respectively, one play was written immediately before the French Revolution, the other in its aftermath. Both dramatize periods of crisis in sixteenth-century Europe, and in doing so reflect Schiller's passionate engagement with the great themes of his own age - justice, power, freedom of conscience, legitimacy of government.

A youthful work, Don Carlos shows the victory of the forces of reaction over the representatives of a new age.

Mary Stuart shows the struggle of the Scottish queen in the last days of her life, not only for freedom but also for peace with her conscience, and that of her English rival, Elizabeth I, with the challenge of ruling justly.

A vivid imaginative experience when read, these plays, with their starkly contrasting characters and thrilling confrontations, also demonstrate Schiller's brilliant stagecraft.

Original title: Don Carlos and Mary Stuart
Original languages: German


Genre: Drama and PlaysHistorical

The following works are contained within this one:
     Don Carlos (1787) [Play]
      Author: Friedrich von Schiller
     Mary Stuart (1801) [Play]
      Author: Friedrich von Schiller

Edition #1: Don Carlos and Mary Stuart

Don Carlos and Mary Stuart (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Hilary Collier Sy-Quia Peter Oswald
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Manifested in:

Don Carlos and Mary Stuart (August 1, 2008)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford World's Classics
ISBN: 9780199540747
Dimensions: 5 x 7.6 x 1.2 in
Pages: 400

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