Jose Zorill The Romantic Poet Of The Spanish Romantic Era

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Abstract Jose Zorilla was a well recognized romantic poet during this era. Jose was born on February 21, 1817 in Valladolid, Spain and died on January 23, 1893 ini Madrid. Zorilla studied law at a university, but his father did not approve of his studies. Due to the disappoint and negativity of his father Zorilla stole a mule and fled to Madrid. In 1873 he became an overnight success with his recitation of an elegy at the funeral of the poet Marino Jose de Larra. He was an improviser who made his name with his leyendas (legends). His greatest success was Don Juan Tenor (1844) which was one his most popular and well known play of 19th century Spain. Zorilla was considered one of the best play writers of the Spanish romantic theater. Introduction The Romantic Era, or the romantic period, was an literary, artistic, and very intellectual movement that originated in Europe. The Romantic era was at its highest peak toward the end of the 18th century and in other places it was at its finest from 1800 to 1850. Although many well known poets and writers blossomed and flourished in the late18th contrary and early 19th century. Many became famous and well recognized poets throughout all of Europe. Jose Zorilla was one of the many intellectual, artistic, and creative poets. In 1837 Zorilla became an overnight success with his recitation of an elegy at the funeral of the famous poet Mariano Jose De Larra. His greatest success was Don Juan Tenorio, which became made he most
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