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By Sarah Wright

Don Juan is likely one of the fascinating creations of Western literature. A mythical seducer of girls, trickster, and transgressor of sacred obstacles, he has been the thing of numerous revisions over the centuries. The twentieth-century has seen the determine afresh throughout the prism of its personal cultural phrases of reference and social matters. utilizing an interdisciplinary technique, stories of Seduction makes a speciality of the intersections among delusion, tradition, and highbrow inquiry. Sarah Wright takes Don Juan again to Spain, his birth-place, and examines the confluences of Spanish tradition with elements of Western highbrow background (medicine, psychoanalysis, linguistics), the place she reveals Don Juan keeps to transgress the bounds of tradition from the early 20th century to the present.

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