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Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Playwright (17-Jan-1600 — 25-May-1681)


Frederick Alfred De Armas. Critical Perspectives on Calderon de la Barca. Lincoln, NE: Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies. 1981. 182pp.

Ted L. L. Bergman. The Art of Humour in the Teatro Breve and Comedias of Calderon De La Barca. Boydell & Brewer. 2003. 255pp.

Anthony J. Cascardi. The Limits of Illusion: A Critical Study of Calderon. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1984. 181pp.

Dian Fox. Refiguring the Hero: From Peasant to Noble in Lope de Vega and Calderón. Pennsylvania State University Press. 1991. 242pp.

Margaret Rich Greer. The Play of Power: Mythological Court Dramas of Calderon de la Barca. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1991. 256pp.

Everett W. Hesse. Calderon de la Barca. New York: Twayne. 1967. 192pp.

Alexander Augustine Parker. The Allegorical Drama of Calderon: An Introduction to the Autos Sacramentales. Oxford, England: Dolphin Book Co.. 1943. 232pp.

Albert E. Sloman. The Dramatic Craftsmanship of Calderon: His Use of Earlier Plays. Oxford, England: Dolphin Book Co.. 1958. 327pp.

Bruce W. Wardropper (editor). Critical Essays on the Theatre of Calderon. New York: New York University Press. 1965. 239pp.


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  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.247)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.41)

  9. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.137-40)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.161)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.85)

  12. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.42)

  13. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.124)

  14. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (pp.106-08)

  15. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.49)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.33)

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