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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (3,037 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Pedro Calderon de la Barca Narrator: Alejandro Ulloa Publisher: Saland Publishing Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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La vida es sueño (Life is a dream) is a philosophical allegory about the human situation and the mystery of life. First published in 1635, the central argument is the conflict between free will and fate. Life is a dream from which only death awakens us. Performed in Spanish by Alejandro Ulloa and Francisca Ferrandiz.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Benedetta | 1/20/2014

    " I love theater of el Siglo de oro! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kristi Krumnow | 1/20/2014

    " The crossdressing and misrecognition of characters by other characters created a true farcical understanding of the characters. Furthermore, the relevance of a dream-like state forces one to consider the rules of reality, the rules of irreality, while also deciphering who determines what is reality. A true Renaissance text. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jasdeep | 1/18/2014

    " It was interesting to read a play, havent done so in ages. the protagonist sways wildly in his moods, as a prisoner and freed man it should be so, as well as his apt insight on what reality can be, which in most cases is just a dream. a theatrical representation of what i happened to have read in osho's book awareness actually. good short read! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nathan | 1/15/2014

    " This was a hard book to read. The translator's attempt at recreating Spanish theater poetry (think Spanish Shakespeare) falls flat. I've got a hard enough time reading poetry without the forced verse and rhyme scheme. It just felt very artificial to me. There's worth to the play, but I may seek out a different translation if I decide to reread it. "

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