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About the Author: Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Pedro Calderón de la Barca y Henao was a dramatist of the Spanish Golden Age.

Calderón initiated what has been called the second cycle of Spanish Golden Age theatre. Whereas his predecessor, Lope de Vega, pioneered the dramatic forms and genres of Spanish Golden Age theatre, Calderón polished and perfected them. Whereas Lope's strength lay in the sponteneity and naturalness of his work, Calderón's strength lay in his capacity for poetic beauty, dramatic structure and philosophical depth. Calderón was a perfectionist who often revisited and reworked his plays, even long after they debuted. This perfectionism was not just limited to his own work: many of his plays rework existing plays or scenes by other dramatists, improving their depth, complexity, and unity. (Many European playwrights of the time, such as Molière, Corneille and Shakespeare, reworked old plays in this way.) Calderón excelled above all others in the genre of the "auto sacramental", in which he showed a seemingly inexhaustible capacity to giving new dramatic forms to a given set of theological constructs. Calderón wrote 120 "comedias", 80 "autos sacramentales" and 20 short comedic works called "entremeses"


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Paperback, Published in Jan 2014 by Linkgua

ISBN10: 8498164362 | ISBN13: 9788498164367

Page count: 134

Basilio, rey de Polonia, decide encerrar a Segismundo su hijo. Un sueño y un horóscopo, le hacen creer que tendrá un destino terrible a manos de su propio heredero. A lo largo de la trama el rey duda y somete a su hijo a varias pruebas. La vida de Segismundo se confunde con un sueño y la apariencia y la realidad se mezclan para propiciar la tragedia. Esta obra es la más conocida de Calderón de la Barca. Calderón de la Barca fue nombrado caballero de la Orden de Santiago, entre 1635 y 1637. Por entonces publicó veinticuatro comedias en dos volúmenes y La vida es sueño (1636), su obra más célebre. Especie de juego fantasmal sobre la realidad, lo imaginario y sus límites.

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