Tirso de Molina


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Tir·so de Mo·li·na

 (tîr′sō dā mə-lē′nə, thĕ mō-lē′nä) Pen name of Gabriel Téllez. 1584?-1648.
Spanish playwright whose popular works include The Seducer of Seville (1630), which introduced the character Don Juan.
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Tirso de Molina

(Spanish ˈtirso ðe moˈlina)
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(Biography) See de Molina
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Tir•so de Mo•li•na

(ˈtɪər soʊ deɪ məˈli nə)
n.
(Gabriel Téllez) 1571?–1648, Spanish playwright.
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Noun1.Tirso de Molina - Spanish dramatist who wrote the first dramatic treatment of the legend of Don Juan (1571-1648)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Don Juan's legend was brought into existence by the Spanish dramatist Tirso de Molina in his play The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest, teaching life-changing lessons about paying for sins before death.
Los cigarrales de la privanza y mecenazgo en Tirso de Molina. Madrid; Frankfurt: Universidad de Navarra, Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 2016.
For example, Yvonne David-Peyre discusses Tirsos use of medical texts and his medical knowledge while in "Del vergonzoso en palacio a El amor medico: El camino hacia la ironia de Tirso de Molina frente a Lope de Vega," and "Tirso contra Lope: Imitacion ironica de La portuguesa y Dicha del amor forastero en El amor medico" Elvezio Canonica argues that both El vergonzoso en palacio and El amor medico have multiple points of contact with Lope's La portuguesa y Dicha del amor forastero.
Three Plays of Tirso de Molina: New Translations of Don Juan: The Jackal of Seville; A Sinner Saved, a Saint Damned; and The Timid Young Man at the Palace Gate
In Early Modern Spain, the Amazons would appear in the work of dramatists such as Lope de Vega, Calderon de la Barca and Tirso de Molina. In the majority of these plays, the Amazons were placed in different geographical locations in the Old World.
In Tirso de Molina's play written in 1630, Don Juan, the eternal myth and living legend, was the protege of the powerful Marques de la Mota, who teaches Don Juan among many things, the appreciation of fine spirits and the art of seduction.
La alteridad de Don Juan destaca en el contexto de las relaciones que el establece con los elementos esenciales del texto dramatico El Burlador de Sevilla y Convidado de piedra cuyo autor es Fray Gabriel Tellez mas conocido como Tirso de Molina. Existen en este primer texto dramatico que anuncia el arquetipo Don Juan distintas relaciones con los personajes (mujeres y hombres) y tambien con conceptos generales como la Sociedad, la Divinidad, el Tiempo y la Palabra.