GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The Legend of Don Juan,” 29 October 1999, Part 1  

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23 Nov, 2017
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"Don Juan is the dashing, wanton, blasphemous libertine, first immortalized in Tirso de Molina’s play El Burlador de Sevilla of 1630, who found currency in the best of European literature since and captured the imagination, not only of the Spanish people, but of writers and musicians around the world"

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The Legend of Don Juan,” 29 October 1999, Part 2

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23 Nov, 2017
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"In his memoirs, Zorilla tells us how he was told of the death of Spanish essayist Larra by a well-known literary figure, Mossard, who suggested he write something for the burial, and which could later be published. Zorilla stayed up all night to complete the work which shot him to fame and fortune. " The work was Don Juan Tenorio