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Don Juan (Legendary character)

Works: 1,074 works in 2,318 publications in 7 languages and 68,005 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Poetry  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Diary fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Television adaptations 
Classifications: PN57.D7, 821.7
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Publications about Don Juan (Legendary character)
Most widely held works about Don Juan (Legendary character)
    Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( visu )
    29 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 2,089 libraries worldwide
    The story centers around a young nobleman who is obsessed with amorous conquest. It follows his romantic exploits and continued encounters with Donna Anna, the woman who plots to destroy him
    Don Juan by George Gordon Byron Byron( file )
    30 editions published between 1819 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,929 libraries worldwide
    Don Juan Tenorio by José Zorrilla( Book )
    129 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 1,811 libraries worldwide
    An adaptation of Jose Zorilla's nineteenth-century drama in which Seville awaits the results of a contest between Don Juan Tenorio and Don Luis de Mejia to determine who is the superior swordsman and seducer of women. Includes comprehension questions and an audio CD
    Don Juan East/West on the problematics of comparative literature by Takayuki Yokota-Murakami( file )
    2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,734 libraries worldwide
    The lost diary of Don Juan : an account of the true arts of passion and the perilous adventure of love : a novel by Douglas Carlton Abrams( Book )
    16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,422 libraries worldwide
    Raised secretly by nuns until he falls in love with one, Don Juan leaves the church and is recruited to be a spy by the powerful Marquis de la Mota, who teaches him to become the world's greatest libertine and seducer of women
    Tales of seduction the figure of Don Juan in Spanish culture by Sarah Wright( file )
    6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
    Don Juan is one of the intriguing creations of Western literature. A legendary seducer of women, trickster and transgressor of sacred boundaries, he has been the object of countless revisions over the centuries. The twentieth-century has viewed the figure afresh through the prism of its own cultural terms of reference and social concerns. Using an interdisciplinary approach, 'Tales of Seduction' focuses on the intersections between myth, culture and intellectual inquiry. Sarah Wright takesDon Juan back to Spain, his birth-place, and examines the confluences of Spanish culture with aspects of Western intellectual history (medicine, psychoanalysis, linguistics), where she finds Don Juan continues to transgress the limits of culture from the early twentieth century to the present
    El burlador de Sevilla by Tirso de Molina( Book )
    96 editions published between 1659 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
    Esta es la primera obra donde aparece el legendario burlador de la fe y de las mujeres, don Juan, que es uno de los personajes más célebres de la literatura clásica española. El don Juan de Tirso, que seduce a doña Isabela haciéndose pasar por su marido, inspiró después a otros autores como Marlowe, Moliere, Verdi o Zorrilla. Sin embargo, este don Juan original, padre de todos los demás, es el menos conocido--P. 9
    Don Juan by George Gordon Byron Byron( file )
    in English and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
    The Theatre of Don Juan : a collection of plays and views, 1630-1963 by Oscar Mandel( Book )
    6 editions published between 1963 and 1986 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
    Don Juan by George Gordon Byron Byron( Book )
    19 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
    Satirizes English society as it follows Don Juan from an illicit teenage love affair and subsequent exile to Italy, shipwreck, slavery, exploits in Russia as a favorite of the empress, and a journey to England
    En nombre de Don Juan (estructura de un mito literario) by Carlos Feal Deibe( file )
    2 editions published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
    The king in the tree : three novellas by Steven Millhauser( Book )
    6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
    Explores the diverse faces and shapes of love in three novellas--"Revenge," a study of erotic love and betrayal, and two works, "An Adventure of Don Juan" and "The King in the Tree," which transform classic fables into original tales of romance
    Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Sound Recording )
    19 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in Italian and held by 909 libraries worldwide
    Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
    Love declared : essays on the myths of love by Denis de Rougemont( Book )
    5 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
    Role of erotic figures of literature in contemporary ideas of love, analyzing Tristan, Don Juan, Hamlet, Lolita, Doctor Zhivago, etc
    The metamorphoses of Don Juan by Leo Weinstein( Book )
    10 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 811 libraries worldwide
    The wager by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )
    2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
    Having lost everything in a tidal wave in 1169 Sicily, nineteen-year-old Don Giovanni makes a simple-sounding wager with a stranger he recognizes as the devil but, while desperate enough to surrender his pride and good looks for three years, he is not willing to give up his soul
    Don Quijote, Don Juan, y la Celestina; ensayos en simpatía by Ramiro de Maeztu( Book )
    30 editions published between 1926 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
    The Don Juan legend by Otto Rank( Book )
    4 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 libraries worldwide
    Don Giovanni : ["dramma giocoso" in two acts] : complete orchestral and vocal score by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( score )
    4 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 757 libraries worldwide
    Don Juan : comedy in five acts, 1665 by Molière( Book )
    2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 702 libraries worldwide
    Don Juan, the "Seducer of Seville," originated as a hero-villain of Spanish folk legend, is a famous lover and scoundrel who has made more than a thousand sexual conquests. One of Moliere's best-known plays, Don Juan was written while Tartuffe was still banned on the stages of Paris, and shared much with the outlawed play. Modern directors transform Don Juan in every new era, as each director finds something new to highlight in this timeless classic. Richard Wilbur's flawless translation will be the standard for generations to come, as have his translations of Moliere's other plays. Witty, urbane, and poetic in its prose, Don Juan is, most importantly, as funny now as it was for audiences when it was first presented
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Spanish (250)
English (113)
Italian (48)
German (3)
French (1)
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