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Love the Greatest Enchantment; the Sorceries of Sin; the Devotion of the Cross

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ISBN-10: 1113161027

ISBN-13: 9781113161024

Edition: N/A

Authors: Pedro Calder�n de la Barca

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 332
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Pedro Calderon de la Barca (1600-81) was a soldier, a priest and a prolific writer. He wrote more than 120 plays and over 70 autos sacramentales, or allegorical religious plays with subjects from mythology and the Old and the New Testaments. He was born in Spain and educated at a Jesuit college in Madrid. When he was in his thirties, he became the foremost dramatist of the time in Spain. He was popular both with the public and with King Philip IV, who first made him a knight of the order of Santiago and later, in 1663, chaplain of honor. One of his best known plays is La Vida es Sueno (Life Is a Dream, 1635), the story of a prince who has been kept a prisoner all his life because of a…