Tirso de Molina

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tirso de Molina Spanish dramatist who wrote the first dramatic treatment of the legend of Don Juan (1571-1648)
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Usage

In literature:

But the monk, Tirso de Molina, who was the first to apply literary form to the legend, alone gives the character in its primitive simplicity.
"The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia" by William Somerset Maugham
Tirso de Molina's play was recast, but not improved, by Antonio de Zamora early in the 18th century.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
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