Life is a Dream (Drama Classics)
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 125 pages ISBN: 9781854591883Publication Date:
13 Aug 1998
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.50 £3.60You save £0.90 (20%)
EPUB, 125 pages ISBN: 9781780016450Publication Date:
10 Nov 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)
First Staged:
This version: Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, 1998

Life is a Dream (Drama Classics)

By Pedro Calderón Translated by John Clifford

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A masterpiece of the Spanish Golden Age.

It is foretold that Prince Sigismund will become a tyrant. Alarmed, his father, the king, imprisons him. When he is released for a day as an experiment he proves the omens only too right, and, as a result, is incarcerated once more. Sigismund persuades himself that all that has passed is a dream and emerges to rule wisely and justly.

Pedro Calderon's play Life is a Dream was first published in 1635. This English translation by John Clifford was first performed at the Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, in 1998. It is published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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'The star of the festival… John Clifford's translation reclaims a Spanish masterpiece for the modern stage'

Guardian
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 125 pages ISBN: 9781854591883Publication Date:
13 Aug 1998
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.50 £3.60You save £0.90 (20%)
EPUB, 125 pages ISBN: 9781780016450Publication Date:
10 Nov 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)

Also by Pedro Calderón:

Life is a Dream

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Also by John Clifford:

Celestina
Light in the Village
Faust Parts 1 & 2 (Drama Classics)
Bazaar

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