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These eleven tales are by four outstanding nineteenth-century authors whose work brought new life to Spanish literature. Published between 1870 and 1900, they include "El Hechicero" (The Sorcerer), by Juan Valera, a highly polished allegorical retelling of an Andalusian legend. Pedro Antonio de Alarcon's tale of bandits, "La buenaventura," appears with his "La Comendadora," inspired by an incident in a Granada convent. Three tales by Leopoldo Alas ("Clarin")--"Adios, Cordera," "Cambio de luz," and "Benedictino"--exemplify ...

Cuentos Espanoles de Fines del Siglo XIX: A Dual-Language Book 2006, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486445052

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