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Calderon: Three Plays

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Length: 290 pages2 hours

Summary

Includes the plays: The Mayor of Zalamea, Life's a Dream, The Great Theatre of the World


In The Mayor of Zalamea, commissioned by the Royal National Theatre, peasants’ honour clashes with military discipline. Life’s a Dream is Calderón’s most famous philosophical play. The Great Theatre of the World is an allegorical work that would originally have been performed in the street to the accompaniment of music and dancing.

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