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Purgatorio de San Patricio

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ISBN-10: 8498167434

ISBN-13: 9788498167436

Edition: N/A

Authors: Pedro Calder�n de la Barca

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El Purgatorio de san Patricio es un auto sacramental relativo a la leyenda del santo irlandés san, el ultimo ha sido uno de los mas famosos en el tratamiento literario de la leyenda del Purgatorio de San Patricio y especialmente en sus autos sacramentales.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Linkgua Ediciones, S.L.
Publication date: 8/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 130
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.352

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…