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Life is a Dream (Honig, trans.) - Full Length Play, Drama

Life is a Dream (Honig, trans.)

Calderon de la Barca, Edwin Honig

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Full Length Play, Drama

5m, 2f

ISBN: 9781882763054

By Calderon de la Barca
Translated by Edwin Honig
Calderon's metaphysical masterpiece is one of the finest of the 17th-century Spanish Golden Age, a pre-Freudian reverie on the power of free will. The action concerns a Polish king's imprisonment of his son, who the omens predict will become a tyrant. After a temporary reprieve during a day of freed…

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Full Length Play

Drama

Calderon's metaphysical masterpiece is one of the finest of the 17th-century Spanish Golden Age, a pre-Freudian reverie on the power of free will. The action concerns a Polish king's imprisonment of his son, who the omens predict will become a tyrant. After a temporary reprieve during a day of freedom, the young prince learns to rule wisely.

Published in Calderon de la Barca: 6 Plays.

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5m, 2f

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Edwin Honig

Edwin Honig (1919-2011), poet and translator, published ten books of poetry, eight books of translation, five books of criticism, and three books of plays. He died at 91 on May 25, 2011. He taught at Harvard and Brown (1957-1982), where he started the Creative Writing Program. Among his numerous awards were grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, Mishkenot Sha’Anamin, The National Endowment for ... view full profile

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