The first English translation of two captivity plays by Cervantes, set in Algiers and Constantinople. Featuring a lively cast of corsairs, captives, and renegades, they offer important insights into early modern Spain's conception of the world of Islam.

"The Bagnios of Algiers" and "The Great Sultana"
Two Plays of Captivity

Miguel de Cervantes. Edited and translated by Barbara Fuchs and Aaron J. Ilika

2009 | 208 pages | Cloth $34.95 | Paper $19.95
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Table of Contents

Introduction

The Bagnios of Algiers
Act I
Act II
Act III

The Great Sultana
Act I
Act II
Act III

Bibliography
Acknowledgments