Harvard Classics

Life Is a Dream (Act I, Scene I), by Pedro Calderón de la Barca

May 5, 2022

Disguised as a man, a Russian noblewoman exploring the mountains of Poland came upon a secret prison. Fate linked the lives of this woman and the unknown prisoner. (Volume 26, Harvard Classics)

Calderon, after a life of adventure, died May 5, 1681.