Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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Spanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681)

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There is irony in that although Campbell explicitly rejects the Golden Age canon for the purposes of this study, it is one of the pillars of this canon, Pedro Calderon de la Barca, whose work best mirrors her conclusions with its recurring emphasis on themes of kingship and obligation and personal responsibility--even to the extent that with his virtual abandonment of the public theater in order to concentrate on his extravagant court dramas, he himself can be seen as a culprit in the demise of the comedia.
Life Is a Dream,'' one of those admired but rarely performed classics of world drama by Spain's Pedro Calderon de la Barca, is in Glendale in a crackling new production by A Noise Within.
6) Thomas O'Connor, Myth and Mythology in the Theater of Pedro Calderon de la Barca (San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 1988); Everett Hesse, "The 'Terrible Mother' Image in Calderon's Eco y Narciso", Romance Notes 1 (1960): 133-36.
Ensayo de caracterizacion," em Pedro Calderon de la Barca, El gran teatro del mundo.
First, an impressive number of entremeses were written for him up to the last year of his life, by such distinguished playwrights as Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Agustin Moreto, Luis Quinones de Benavente, Luis de Belmonte Bermudez, Jeronimo de Cancer y Velasco, and Bernardo de Quiros.
From this large sample, she selects four Madrid-based playwrights for closer study: Pedro Calderon de la Barca (1600-81), Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla (1607-48), Juan de Matos Fragoso (1610-92), and Juan Bautista Diamante (1622-87).
Kunstlichkeit und Gewaltsamkeit in der spanischen Liebeslyrik des Barock"; Christian Wehr, "Von der platonischen zur thetorischen Bewaltigung der varietas: Uberlegungen zur Kategorie des Scharfsinns bei Castiglione und Gracian"; and Jing Xuan, "Getraumtes Leben, gespielte Macht: La vida es sueno von Pedro Calderon De La Barca als Allegorie der fruhneuzeitlichen Legitimationskrise.