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The illusions of Doctor Faustino : a novel

Author: Juan Valera; Robert M Fedorchek
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Don Faustino Lopez de Mendoza, scion of an illustrious but impoverished family of the highest nobility, believes himself destined for great accomplishments in the literary world, sees himself as a poet of the first rank, and immerses himself in grand, if not grandiose, illusions. While living in a provincial Andalusian town and dreaming of triumphing in Madrid's artistic circles, Faustino embarks on a discovery of  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Valera; Robert M Fedorchek
ISBN: 9780813215389 0813215382
OCLC Number: 225534588
Description: xxi, 309 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : which deals with Villabermeja, Don Juan Fresco, and illusions in general --
The illustrious house of López de Mendoza --
What is he good for? --
Doña Ana's plan --
Doña Costanza de Bobadilla --
First impression --
A letter from the doctor to his mother --
Preliminaries of love --
At the window grille --
Mysterious meeting --
Niña Araceli --
Diplomatic activity --
The Marquis of Guadalbarbo --
Examination of conscience --
Penance for the devil --
The tertulia of the three duos --
The earthly paradise --
Jealousy is more powerful than love --
Love pact --
The miracles of contempt --
The miracles continue --
Because of following a woman --
Rosita's revenge --
Joselito's confidences --
Sunt lacrimae rerum --
Mourning --
Lost illusions --
Loose ends --
The crisis --
Secret vengeance for a secret insult --
A sad marriage.
Other Titles: Ilusiones del doctor Faustino.
Responsibility: by Juan Valera ; translated from the Spanish by Robert M. Fedorchek ; with an introduction by Agnes Moncy.
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A novel that depicts the deleterious effects of the Romantic malaise that swept through western Europe in the early part of the nineteenth century.  Read more...

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