Saturday, 11 August 2018

542) Juan Ruiz de Alarcón

Juan Ruiz de Alarcón (c. 1581 - 1639), New Spain-born Spanish writer of the Golden Age who cultivated different variants of dramaturgy. His works include the comedy La verdad sospechosa, which is considered a masterpiece of Latin American Baroque theater.

- "He was small of stature and suffered from hunchbackedness. Besides, his red haired complexion made him an occasional object of scorn..."

- "Short, red-haired and hunchbacked, Juan Ruiz de Alarcòm also exhibited excessive pride and had a overbearing manner."…

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