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La Celestina : Tragicomedia de Calixto y Melibea. by  1465-1541  Fernando de - 1965 - from Joseph Valles - Books and Biblio.co.uk

La Celestina : Tragicomedia de Calixto y Melibea.

by Rojas, Fernando de, 1465-1541

Condition: Fair


Buenos Aires : Espasa-Calpe Argentina, 1965., 1965. Fair. 8th edition ; 143 pp. ; (Collecion Austral ; 195) ; Fernando de Rojas's one and only literary effort, published in 1499 ; paper wrappers ; foxed ; writing to page 32 ; a reading copy ; FAIR

La Celestina (used as title, synecdoche, one of the characters of the book actually called Tragicomedia de Calisto y Melibea or Comedia de Calisto y Melibea, in English Tragicomedy of Calisto and Melibea) is a work composed entirely in dialog published by Fernando de Rojas in 1499. Rojas was a descendant of converted Jews, a lawyer, and late in life served as an alderman of Talavera de la Reina, an important commercial center near Toledo.




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foxed
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wrappers
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