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Life's a Dream (<i>La Vida es Sueno</i>)

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Life's a Dream (<i>La Vida es Sueno</i>)

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Life's a Dream (<i>La Vida es Sueno</i>) by Pedro Calderon de la Barca
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Co-Winner of the 2004 Colorado Endowment for the Humanities Publication Prize. A beautiful and haunting tale of love, betrayal, knowledge, and power, Life's a Dream (La vida es sueno, 1636) is the best known and most widely admired play of Catholic Europe's greatest dramatist, Pedro Calderon de la Barca. Calderon's long life (1600-1681) witnessed both the pinnacle and collapse of Spanish political power as well as the great flowering of Spanish classical literature. Despite its longtime place atop the Hispanic canon, Calderon's masterpiece remains relatively unknown by general readers outside the Spanish-speaking world. Michael Kidd's new prose translation aims to correct this deficiency by rendering the play into a transparent, modern American idiom that preserves the beauty and complexity of Calderon's Baroque Spanish. The result is a highly readable and adaptable text that is enhanced by a generous selection of supporting materials, including a thorough critical introduction and glossary.

Author Biography

Michael Kidd is an associate professor at Augsburg College.
Release date NZ
August 1st, 2004
Contributors
Edited by Michael Kidd Translated by Michael Kidd
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
University Press of Colorado
Pages
174
Dimensions
230x155x10
ISBN-13
9780870817779
Product ID
1860578

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