Dr Pring-Mill is one of the most eminent Calderon scholars, and this volume demonstrates the development of his critical thinking over a period of some forty years. The essays, collected in one volume for the first time, and fully revised and updated, include his classic exposition of the critical method for which he coined the term 'analisis tematico-estructural', and his comparison of Calderon's approach to the different media of auto and comedia. As a whole, the volume makes a major contribution to the study of Spain's greatest dramatist on the eve of his fourth centenary. Spanish language. Dr R.D.F. PRING-MILL is an Emeritus Fellow of St Catherine's College, Oxford, and the author of numerous studies on Hispanic literature, ranging from Ramon Lull to Cardenal and Neruda.