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Juan Valera

Author of Pepita Jiménez

Includes the names: Valera Juan, Juán Valera, Juan Valera Alcalá Galiano

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A realistic and regional novelist, Valera is best known for his creation of Andalusian atmosphere, sensual themes, and psychological depth. Pepita Jimenez (1874), an ironic novel in epistolary form, explores the inner turmoil of Luis, a young seminarian distracted from his religious study by Pepita Jimenez, who is engaged to his own widower father. A moralist concerned with correct behavior, Valera indicated through his conclusion to the novel that Luis's romantically inspired religious faith is hollow and that service to God may take the form of human, as well as spiritual, love. Dona Luz (1879) deals with the same themes. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Pepita Jiménez 427 copies, 11 reviews
Juanita la larga 99 copies, 2 reviews
Doña Luz 21 copies, 1 review
El pájaro verde 20 copies, 4 reviews
Genio y figura 15 copies
Correspondencia 12 copies
Morsamor 10 copies
Teatro 5 copies
Obras 5 copies
A Bit of Everything 4 copies, 1 review
La buena fama 3 copies
Cuentos 3 copies
Azul... 1 copy, 1 review
Antologia 1 copy
ANTOLOGÍA 1 copy, 1 review
Miscelania III : Tomo II 1 copy, 1 review
Poesías 1 copy
Daphnis and Chloe (Translator, some editions) 975 copies, 15 reviews
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