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The Limits of Illusion: A Critical Study of Calderon

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The Limits of Illusion: A Critical Study of Calderon - Cascardi, Anthony J.
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This is the first thorough study of Calderon in comparison with other important dramatists of the period: Lope de Vega and Tirso de Molina in Spain, Racine and Corneille in France, and Shakespeare and Marlowe in England. Cascardi studies Calderon's paradoxical engagement with illusion in its philosophical guise as scepticism. He shows on the one hand Calderon's moral will to reject illusion and on the other his theatrical need to embrace it. Cascardi discusses plays from every period to show how in Calderon's best work ...

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The Limits of Illusion: A Critical Study of Calderon 2005, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521022774

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The Limits of Illusion: A Critical Study of Calderon 1984, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521262811

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