Item description for Pedro de Urdemalas (Diferencias) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra...
Pedro de Urdemalas transcurre en un ambiente gitano, el protagonista un pcaro de referencia para los tpicos de la cultura de la poca. La trama tiene cierto parecido con La gitanilla. Pedro de Urdemalas (personaje folclrico) se enamora de una gitana llamada Belica y vive entre gitanos. La comedia muestra tradiciones populares, supersticiones, bailes y cantos gitanos en un ambiente propio de la picaresca. Pedro de Urdemalas, es un personaje complejo: pcaro, aventurero y cnico con cierta nobleza de carcter. 'Pedro de Urdemalas' is set in a gypsy community, the protagonist a picaresque hero par excellence. The plot resembles in some respects that of 'La gitanilla'. Pedro de Urdemalas (a folkloric personage) is in love with a gypsy girl named Belica and lives among gypsies. The comedy shows popular cultural traditions, superstitions, gypsy dances and song, in an atmosphere common in picaresque literature. Pedro de Urdemalas is a complex character: picaresque, adventurous and cynical with a kind of nobility of spirit.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Mar 2, 2007
Publisher Linkgua US
ISBN 8498163811 ISBN13 9788498163810
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More About Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616) found some initial success as a playwright.From 1571 through 1575, he fought with the Spanish fleet and served in garrisons throughout Italy. He was then captured by the Turks in Algiers and held prisoner for five years. Upon his return to Spain, he held various diplomatic and government posts but faced constant financial hardship and served two terms in prison. His fame was secured with the publication of Don Quixote (1605) and its sequel, which was published shortly before his death.Walter Starkie, noted authority on Spanish history and culture, eminent lecturer, scholar and writer, was for more than twenty years a professor at Dublin University.From 1940 to 1955, he was director of the British Institution in Madrid."
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was born in 1547 and died in 1615.
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