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Synopsis[ edit ] The story follows a traditional Commedia dell'arte structure, with many characters seemingly based on famous stock characters.
The plot involves a Spanish countcalled simply The Count although "Almaviva" appears as an additional name whether it is a first name or a surname is not clearwho has fallen in love at first sight with a girl called Rosine.
To ensure that she really loves him and not just his money, the Count disguises himself as a poor college student named Lindor, and attempts to woo her.
His plans are foiled by Rosine's guardian, Doctor Bartholo, who keeps her locked up in his house and intends to marry her himself. The Count's luck changes, however, after a chance reunion with an ex-servant of his, Figaro, who is currently working as a barber and therefore has access to the Doctor's home.
After being promised money, and afraid the Count will seek revenge on him if he refuses, Figaro devises a variety of ways for the Count and Rosine to meet and talk, first as Lindor, then as Alonzo, a fellow student of the same music master, Bazile.
The story culminates in the marriage of the Count and Rosine. Bartholo's house in Seville. The Count, disguised as a poor university student, waits in hope of catching a glimpse of Rosine, whom he encountered in Madrid and has followed to Seville.
To this point they have never spoken to each other. Figaro happens to come down the street, singing a song "Bannissons le chagrin" ; he and the Count recognize each other.
While the two men talk, Dr. Bartholo and Rosine come to a window of the house. Rosine pretends to drop a piece of sheet music from her window inadvertently. While the doctor is coming down the stairs to retrieve it, Rosine instructs the Count to pick up the sheet himself.
He does, and finds a note from Rosine hidden inside it; in the note she asks him to explain who he is and why he has followed her to Seville, by way of singing his answer to the tune of the song. Figaro tells the Count that Rosine is the ward of Dr.
Bartholo, and adds that as he is the doctor's barber and apothecary, he frequents the house. He proposes a plan to smuggle the Count into the house by disguising him as a drunken soldier in need of lodging.
The two are interrupted when they overhear Dr. Bartholo making plans to secretly marry Rosine during the night, before he leaves to see his friend Bazile, who is to make the arrangements. Je suis Lindor"introducing himself as a poor man named Lindor who is in love with her. Figaro and the Count go their separate ways, agreeing to meet again to put their plan in action.
Act 2[ edit ] In Dr.El Burlador De Sevilla: Edicion De Alfredo Rodriguez Lopez-Vazquez (Letras Hispanicas) (Spanish Edition). The Iliad is an epic poem in dactylic hexameters, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set in the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of Ilium by a coalition of Greek states, it tells of the battles and e.
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The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest (Spanish: El burlador de Sevilla y convidado de piedra) is a play written by Tirso de Molina.
Its title varies according to the English translation. Translate Burlador. See 5 authoritative translations of Burlador in English with example sentences and audio pronunciations. Aug 12, · alguien sabe donde puedo encontrar una traduccion en ingles de "el Burlador de Sevilla y Convidado de Piedra" (Tirso de Molina)?
Muchas gracias!!! Does anybody know where I could obtain an English translation of "El Burlador de Sevilla y Convidado de Piedra" (Tirso de Molina)?
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