Ángel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas

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Ángel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas

Don Ángel de Saavedra y Ramírez de Baquedano, Duke of Rivas (Spanish: Ángel de Saavedra y Ramírez de Baquedano, Duque de Rivas) (March 10, 1791 - June 22, 1865), was a Spanish poet, dramatist and politician born in Córdoba. He is best known for his play Don Álvaro; o, La fuerza del sino (1835), the first Spanish Romance romantic success in the Spanish theater.

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Duque de Rivas, Obras completas (Madrid 1956).
  • R. Cardwell, "Don Álvaro or the Force of Cosmic Injustice" in Studies in Romanticism 12 (1973): 559-79.
  • D. T. Gies The Theater in Nineteenth-Century Spain (Cambridge 1994).
  • G. H. Lovett, The Duke of Rivas (Boston 1977).
  • W. T. Pattison, "The secret of Don Álvaro" in Symposium 21 (1967): 67-81.
  • J. Valero and S. Zighelboim, "Don Álvaro o la fuerza del signo" in Decimononica 3 (2006): 53-71.
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Other websites[change | change source]

  • Don Álvaro, or the Force of Fate Archived 2005-03-09 at the Wayback Machine (description of English translation by Robert G. Trimble)
  • "Ángel de Saavedra Remírez de Baquedano". Catholic Encyclopedia.