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The Purgatory of St. Patrick

by Pedro Calderón de la Barca

This is a "mystical drama founded on the lives of Saints. Mr. Ticknor prefers it to the more celebrated 'Devotion of the Cross,' and says that it 'is commonly ranked among the best religious plays of the Spanish theatre in the seventeenth century.' In all that relates to the famous cave known through the middle ages as the 'Purgatory of Saint Patrick', as well as the Story of Luis Enius — the Owain Miles of Ancient English poetry."

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Language

English

Original Language

French

Published In

1917

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Pedro Calderón de la Barca y Barreda González de Henao Ruiz de Blasco y Riaño was a Spanish dramatist, poet, writer and knight of the Order of Santiago. He is known as one of the...

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