Definition of Calderon
1. Noun. Spanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681).
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright, Poet
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Literary usage of Calderon
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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"To put Calderon, a master of invention, bes.ide Shakespeare, the master of character, ... Fortunately the student of Calderon need not take opinions. ..."
2. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Edward Everett (1851)
"Mr. Webster to Don A. Calderon de la Barca, Minister of Spain to the United States. Department of State, Washington, November 13, 1851. ..."
3. International Perspective in Criticism: Goethe, Grillparzer, Sainte-Beuve by Gustav Pollak (1914)
"Thus, Calderon, for example, great as he is, and much as I admire him, ... Therefore it is fortunate that Calderon was not generally appreciated in Germany ..."
4. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster (1890)
"Mr. Calderon has written and acted on this occasion, as well as on others growing out of similar occurrences, with his accustomed zeal, as well as with ..."
5. Historical View of the Literature of the South of Europe by Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde Sismondi, Thomas Roscoe (1846)
"From that time the plays of Calderon were represented with all the pomp which a rich ... In 1652, Calderon entered into orders, but without renouncing ..."
6. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1863)
"PASSING from the religious plays of Calderon to the secular, we at once encounter an embarrassment which we have already felt in other cases, ..."
7. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1914)
"Calderon plate. by grinding to two parallel faces (Fig. ... Calderon claims an accuracy to 2 minutes. An objection to this plate is that the formation of a ..."
8. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1914)
"Calderon plate. An objection to this plate is that the formation of a second image by double ... Calderon: Ueber einige Modificationen des Groth'schen ..."