The Lady Boba: A Woman of Little Sense

by  David Johnston

"The Lady Boba: A Woman of Little Sense is a big-hearted and hilarious romantic comedy which celebrates the power of love. A new translation of de Vega's play by acclaimed translator David Johnston."

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The Lady Boba: A Woman of Little Sense

by  David Johnston

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"Nise and Finea are famous beauties. Their father, Don Otavio, a minor nobleman, is doing his best to marry them off and an exotic collection of determined young suitors are competing for the prizes. The sticking point? Nise, the elder sister, is too clever for her own good, whilst younger sister Finea is notoriously stupid. Can the family hide Finea's shortcomings long enough to hoodwink a suitor into marriage? Surely the combination of a dancing master and a huge dowry will do the trick? The ploy is more successful than anyone might have anticipated - The Lady Boba: A Woman of Little Sense is a big-hearted and hilarious romantic comedy which celebrates the power of love."
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David Johnston

David Johnston translates from Spanish, Portuguese and French. Described by American academic Kathleen Jeffs as 'now widely recognised as the writer of the most innovative translations of Spanish Golden Age plays in the twenty-first century', he has also written translations of plays by, among others, Juan Mayorga, Fe ...

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