Leopoldo Alas (Clarin)

Leopoldo Alas (lāōpōl´dō ä´läs), 1852–1901, Spanish novelist, short-story writer, and literary critic who wrote under the pseudonym Clarín, b. Zamora. Although he began his literary career as a journalist, he later was a professor of law at the Univ. of Oviedo. He is best known for his naturalistic novel La Regenta (1884–85), an analysis of provincial life. His other works include another novel, Su único hijo [his only son] (1890), and several volumes of short stories.

See study by N. Valis, The Decadent Vision in Leopoldo Alas (1981).

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Leopoldo Alas (Clarin): Selected full-text books and articles

Ten Tales By Leopoldo Alas Clarín; Robert M. Fedorchek Bucknell University Press, 2000
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The Function of the Fantastic in Clarin's 'La Regenta.' (Leopoldo Alas "Clarin") By Schwartz, Marcy E The Romanic Review, Vol. 84, No. 1, January 1993
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Between Agency and Determinism: A Critical Review of Clarín Studies By Charnon-Deutsch, Lou Hispanic Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, April 1, 2008
Structuring Empire in the Opening Chapter of la Regenta By Pennington, Eric Romance Notes, Vol. 49, No. 2, Winter 2009
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Death and the Child in Su Unico Hijo By Valis, Noel Hispanic Review, Vol. 70, No. 2, April 1, 2002
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