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La tragedia surge en el entorno griego pero evoluciona hacia parámetros temáticos diferentes acordes con el universo simbólico de la época que la acoge, aunque su arquitectura formal permanezca pese a variar los acentos de sus lecturas. Así, en el Siglo de Oro, la fatalidad será [...]

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This paper uses neuroscientific concepts to show an evolution of Segismundo in La vida es sueño in more dimensions than the social or individual ones, linking it to our species' own history in the way he uses the different attributes he confers to his character during [...]

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The present work studies the dramatic structures of La vida es sueño, focusing on the inaptly called «secondary intrigue» constructed around the character of Rosaura. The presence of motives typical of the comedy of intrigue within this tragedy, moreover the fact that the dramatic [...]

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This essay focuses on the complex utilization of mythological and astrolological elements in La vida es sueño in an attempt to bring together and harmonize my previous interpretations of the play. These elements are like codes or ciphers included by Calderón so that a learned public [...]

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This article suggests a comparative study of Zaragoza’s and Madrid’s versions of La vida es sueño, aiming at analyzing the continuity or break in the political and philosophical approaches regarding maquiavelism, tacitism and neoestoicism.The analysis of the variants in the two [...]

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This article analyzes the initial sequence of Calderón’s La vida es sueño (vv. 1-102) by studying the relationships between metric form (silvas), dramatic space, characters’ actions, and style. Comparing the initial sequences in silvas of other comedies included in the Primera [...]

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Pointing to the presence of the myth of Zephyr and Chloris in Calderón de la Barca’s La vida es sueño, this article studies the significance of the mythological goddess Flora, the metamorphosed Chloris in the play. Her role is clarified through the analyses of the mythographies [...]

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This article analyses the Spanish television adaptation of Calderón’s sacramental play La vida es sueño by Alberto González Vergel (1965), focusing on changes such as the elimination [...]

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The present article analyses Raúl Ruiz’ movie Memoria de apariencias: La vida es sueño (1986) in relation to Calderón de la Barca’s La vida es sueño, which the chilenean director adapted to his situation of being in exile. Both Works play [...]