4 Don plan cul troyes Juan: Tu viens a temps pour faire bonne chere, Et si tu veux manger tu peux te satisfaire.
Even if this play does not connect directly to the previous interpretations of the infamous play, the idea of Don John is still present.
Here in a second-hand-way, perhaps by the same au- thority that informed him of the history of Don Juan in Spanish, Italian and French literatures.Directed by Laurence Dunmore, the film was based on Stephen Jeffreys' play, The Libertine, in which Johnny Depp stars as a libertine poet in the court of King Charles II of England.a long series of precursors such as the Jesuit- pla-y of Ingolstadt (1615) or the old Greek legend of Mitys's statue or a Breton ballad which pretends to describe a similar event that had happened at Rosperden in i486.She fails and in the confrontation her maid meets her death.While our author has shown himself unable to represent a hero, he succeeds better in minor characters such as Don Antonio and Don Lopez, as far as they are his own creation.His «Festin de Pierre s appeared on the stage of the Palais Royal on the 15 th of February 1665.Then six women enter who all claim to be the legitimate wife of Don John.Both address the contemporary public of the latter 1600s and therefore should be interpreted in that context.
These adventures are followed by or intermixed with more or less successful attempts on one or two country-girls whose acquaintance he partly makes by an accident on sea and whose particular charm in most cases is their being about to be married, so in TiRSO.
Carrille is sorry for the loss of his wages and pronounces the moral.
92) attributes the dr»- to Bertati (p.In the meeting between Don Juan and the lady instantly in question (Elvire Leonora a scene common to Moliere, Rosimond, and Shadwell, we may compare: (Moliere (I.M Pocock 1 (the title may be an echo of Shad well's tragedy or a translation of Mozart's «Dissoluto.116 Well, ladies, know then, I am married to one in this company, and to-morrow morning if you will repair to this place, I will declare my marriage which now, for some secret reasons, I am obliged to conceal.Shadwell's 'Libertine and with it que vaut le site place libertine this treatise upon the tragedy, is the picture of a period in English literature and civilization, disgusting, it is true, to our taste, but not devoid of interest for the historian.It is true, England had her libertines as well as any other country and at any time, and British egoism corresponds closely with Don Juan's egoism, but she never accepted immorality as a prin- ciple, she always was, and still is, to other nations.Zeitschrift fur vergleichende Literal urge schichte.Brated his greatest triumphs.I the fact that in most former Don Juan plays, Moliere's included, the hero changes clothes with the valet, an clement entirely wanting in Rosimond and Shadwell.C'est un epouseur a toutes mains.) Rosmora, Carrillon: Mon maitre epouserait, je crois, toute la terxe.On this occassion we observe another difference : While in Rosimond's play the various plots form a loosely bound chain of events, the action in Shadwell's is more intricate and therefore more interesting.
They haven't aged so well, though, these Restoration comedies.