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DON JUAN was produced at the Palais Royal, Paris, February 15, 1665, with Molière playing the part of Sganarelle.
DON JUAN is a graceless brigand of hearts, the despair of his servant, Sganarelle, and of his upright father who must repeatedly rescue him from some scrape.
Sganarelle is frankly frightened and Don Juan is somewhat taken aback when the statue nods its acceptance and Sganarelle is terrified when at the dinner hour it actually appears.
www.theatrehistory.com /french/donjuan001.html   (490 words)

 Don Juan as Psychopath
Don Juan is in the darkness with Isabella, a noblewoman who is under the impression that he is her fiance, Duke Octavio.
Don Juan is banished by the king to Lebrija as punishment for the affair with Isabella.
Gregorio Marañon[22] finds Don Juan to be a feminine character because he lies, which he regards as a defense mechanism of the weak, and he brags in relating his exploits, which he does not consider to be a masculine trait.
www.gordonbanks.com /gordon/pubs/donjuan.html   (5909 words)

 Don Juan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ghost of the father arrived for dinner as the harbinger of Don Juan's death.
Don Juan gets a little nervous when he is visited by the ghosts of Doña Ines and her father, and the book concludes with a very interesting scene of a veritable tug of war between Doña Ines and her father, with the daughter eventually winning and pulling Don Juan up into Heaven.
Byron's don Juan is less the seducer than the victim of women's desire and his unfortunate circumstances.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Don_Juan   (1141 words)

 Byron (Lord) Don Juan Summary
Eventually, Juan as the sole survivor washes ashore on an island in the Cyclades in the Aegean.
Juan is severely wounded, and placed in the hold of a slave ship as part of the cargo of slaves.
Juan and John Johnson have escaped with 2 women from the seraglio, and arrive during the siege of Ismail (historically 1790), a Turkish fort at the mouth of the Danube on the Black Sea.
www.mcgoodwin.net /pages/otherbooks/lb_donjuan.html   (2612 words)

 Byron's Don Juan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Don Alfonso discovers his wife, Julia, and 16-year old Juan; Don Juan is sent traveling to escape the scandal.
Juan spurn's Gulbeyaz' advances which are interrupted by the arrival of the Sultan.
Juan, disguised as an English mercenary, and his companions are brought to the Russian general, Suwarrow.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Delphi/7086/donjuan.htm   (305 words)

 Renaissance Festival Performers Don Juan and Miguel
Don Juan, mysterious son of the King and Queen of Spain, was raised in the royal palace in Zaragosa with all the training and discipline given to those who were born to rule.
Although officially banned and forgotten by Spain, Don Juan was able to meet with his mother, Queen Isabela, due to an arrangement facilitated by his lover, the Queen of France.
Meeting in absolute secrecy, Don Juan was charged by his mother to rid the seas of sailors who stole Spanish gold, and she gave him a mighty vessel called The Dreaded to enable him in this task.
www.donjuanandmiguel.com /about/don_juan.htm   (359 words)

 The Teachings of Don Juan
Don Juan also taught Carlos to act without believing its purposefulness, or expecting any type of reward as a consequence of the action, which increases the sense of detachment needed to be a warrior.
Don Juan’s teachings, as shown, have some parallels with Christianity but still, it is not YHWH’s system just as Buddha was not Christ, and that is the point.
Considering that the characteristics of Don Juan are the same as those of the traditional servants of Satan; vampires, it follows that the leader of Don Juan’s teachings’ followers would be the leader of Satan’s forces on earth in the Battle of Armageddon, against the forces of YHWH.
www.oyyzz1.com /Teachings_of_Don_Juan.htm   (5184 words)

 DON JUAN MATUS: Real or Imagined?
Don Juan is described as being born in Yuma, Arizona Territory, to a Yaqui Indian father from Sonora, Mexico and a Yuma Indian mother from the Territory of Arizona.
Don Juan told Castaneda that Osorio had been an actor and during one of his theatrical tours he had met another master shaman, Elias Ulloa, who transmitted to him the knowledge of his lineage of sorcerers.
Don Juan Matus was supposedly born in 1891 and died in 1973, although some references cite 1976.
www.geocities.com /the_wanderling/don_juan.html   (8426 words)

 English 151-3; Byron's Don Juan notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This long, digressive satiric poem is a loose narrative held together only by the hero, Don Juan, and the narrator, Byron himself, who maintains a mocking, ironic relationship with the story.
Don Juan is the son of an aristocratic father and an intellectual mother.
Meanwhile, Juan is sold as a slave to a sultana in Constantinople.
www.vanderbilt.edu /AnS/english/English151W-03/byron[donjuan].htm   (1089 words)

 Don Juan - MSN Encarta
Don Juan, legendary hero in many folklore traditions, originating in Spain, who is the prototype of the unrepentant libertine.
The old Spanish tale recounts the promiscuous Don Juan's seduction of the daughter of Sevilla's military commander.
The story and character of the hero were greatly changed by later writers, including Lord Byron in his mock epic Don Juan (1819-1824) and George Bernard Shaw in his comedy Man and Superman (1903).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761565350/Don_Juan.html   (283 words)

 The Teaching of Don Juan Matus
Don Juan knew that this rabbit’s life on the Earth was coming to an end, according to its destiny.
Once don Juan clapped Castaneda on the back with his palm (he often used this technique so that to shift the assemblage point, that is the zone of distribution of the disciple’s consciousness) — and Castaneda, prepared for this by preceding exercises, entered the static variation of Nirvana in one of the Brahmanic states.
Once don Juan assembled his disciples, took a sack and put into it the radio, the tape recorder and several other things that he found in the house of one of them, then he put the sack on that man’s back, put a table on another disciple’s back and took them to the mountains.
www.swami-center.org /en/text/Juan_Matus.html   (14121 words)

 Don Juan (Byron) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Don Juan is a long narrative poem by Lord Byron, based on the legend of Don Juan.
He began the first canto of Don Juan in the autumn of 1818, and he was still at work on a seventeenth canto in the spring of 1823.
The interruptions in the composition and publication of Don Juan were due to the disapproval and discouragement of friends, and the very natural hesitation and procrastination of the publisher.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Don_Juan_(Byron)   (1659 words)

 Don Juan, symbol of libertinism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Later Don Juan saw a ghost of the father and flippantly invited it to dinner.
Don Juan was first given literary personality in the 1630 tragic drama 'The Seducer of Seville' by the Spanish dramatist Tirso de Molina.
Don Juan: Cantos I and II 1819 (Revolution and Romanticism, 1789-1834).
www.occultopedia.com /d/don_juan.htm   (798 words)

 Don Juan: Text   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Don Juan is the symbol of “free love” and a violation of the “word as bond” code that defined feudal society (Canfield).
Don Juan begins each new conquest by desiring some beauty and she is simply the recipient of that desire, with the ability to reject or accept it.
The parallel constructions of Kali and Don Juan, in which both are the ultimate figures of their sexuality, but also transgressors of social norms, might suggest that women have the same freedom of action that men did in the traditional conception of the west.
socrates.berkeley.edu /~rnsharma/undergraduate/donjuan/text.html   (7011 words)

 DON JUAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Don Juan is a pretentious boaster, frank and ingenuous like his friend Don Luis, and like those who gather in groups of conscripts, students, apprentices, etc...
Don Juan is a man of good company, a popular hero like today's adventure comic and movie heroes.
Don Juan reaches his objective too easily and we don't know if it is he who conquers or who is conquered.
www.vagabondpages.com /november/donjuan.html   (615 words)

 Don Juan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
For his Don Juan, Christensen returned to the original writings of the seventeenth century Spanish monk, Tirso de Molina whose play El Burlador de Sevilla spawned the legend of the dashing, daring, devil-may-care rogue who seduced every fair maiden in the land and captured the imagination of writers, poets and composers for centuries to come.
Don Juan and Catalinon disguise themselves as monks in order to evade their pursuers.
Just as the courtiers are about to corner their prey Don Juan tosses the yellow cape back to the serenader who mistakenly becomes the fateful victim.
pwp.value.net /~cchris/DonJuan.html   (689 words)

 Amazon.com: Don Juan (1926): Video: Jane Winton,John Roche,Warner Oland,Estelle Taylor,Montagu Love,Josef ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Juan has his way with and was pursued by many women, but it is the one that he could not have that haunts him.
Between dodging Lucrezia and instantly seducing an attractive young maid, Don Juan's cold heart is melted by the mere sight of the pure Adriana della Varnese, portrayed by the gorgeous Mary Astor (roughly 20 years before her famous role in "The Maltese Falcon").
Don Juan does save the girl and escape from the enemy, and the happy couple ride off into the sunset as of olden times...wait a minute, this was made during the olden times!
www.amazon.com /Don-Juan-Alan-Crosland/dp/6302004500   (1201 words)

 Don Juan (1998)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
No dawdling with the feminine conquests here, this Don Juan is a may on the run, trying to avoid retribution for the scandals he causes.
Accompanying Don Juan on his travels is his loyal servant Sganarelle (Michel Boujenah), the character who Mozart named Leparello, who does not condone his master's behavior and is constantly warning him of the inevitable outcome of his lifestyle.
As the film opens Don Juan and Sganarelle, accompanied by an entourage of gentlemen, are on the run from the wrath of the brother of his last conquest Elvire (Emmanuelle Béart).
www.imdb.com /title/tt0123808   (567 words)

 Don Juan
Don Juan is an urban apparel clothing company.
Using 100% original in-house designs, creativity, and out-of-the-box-thinking, Don Juan is quickly rising to the top of the urban gear scene.
Don Juan's goal is to clothe the whole family, thus we also have apparel for your most prized possessions-your kids.
www.donjuanusa.com   (88 words)

 The Legend of Don Juan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Don Juan, the ``Seducer of Seville,'' originated as a hero-villain of Spanish folk legend, and his fame spread through the rest of Europe in the 17th century.
Donna Ana and her fiance Don Ottavio attempt to hunt down Don Juan, but he is too wily to be caught.
Don Juan, fearless to the last, takes the statue's hand, but finds himself caught in an unbreakable grip that fills him with freezing cold.
www.cco.caltech.edu /~tacit/hell/djplot.html   (264 words)

 Glasgow Citizens Theatre - Don Juan (1993)
Goldoni's Don Juan is a short, agile, sardonic piece: the only classical version of the legend I have come across which has no supernatural elements.
The Don (Andrew Wilde) is an energetic, efficient and charmless predator, reckless and impudent, pursuing and pursued by three equally energetic and unscrupulous women.
On the west coast in Glasgow, the Citizens are presenting the British premiere of Goldoni's Don Juan, translated and directed by Robert David MacDonald in the larger of the theatre's two new-ish studios.
members.aol.com /citzsite/citz/gcjuan93.htm   (1022 words)

 Don Juan Intro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Don Juan, by Moliere (Harvest Book) by Richard Wilbur (Translator) Don Juan, the "Seducer of Seville," originated as a hero-villain of Spanish folk legend, is a famous lover and scoundrel who has made more than a thousand sexual conquests.
Witty, urbane, and poetic in its prose, Don Juan is, most importantly, as funny now as it was for audiences when it was first presented.
This Tenorio, member of an illustrious family and companion of Don Pedro the Cruel (1350-1369), was supposed to have carried off the daughter of the Commander of the Order of Calatrava and to have murdered the latter, who was barring his way.
shows.vtheatre.net /dj/intro.html   (1454 words)

 DON JUAN in Hell -- by George Bernard Shaw
To his sculptor he owes a perfectly trained figure, which he carries erect and trim; and the ends of his moustache curl up, elastic as watchsprings, giving him an air which, but for its Spanish dignity, would be called jaunty.
And whilst I was in the act of framing my excuse to the lady, Life seized me and threw me into her arms as a sailor throws a scrap of fish into the mouth of a seabird.
This DON JUAN was kind to women and courteous to men as your daughter here was kind to her pet cats and dogs; but such kindness is a denial of the exclusively human character of the soul.
www.bigeye.com /donjuan.htm   (13226 words)

 Amazon.com: The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge: Books: Carlos Castaneda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
He was studying anthropology in Los Angeles, and Don Juan served as a field source for some fading knowledge of tribal and shamanistic rituals in Northern Mexico.
Castaneda, during his course of study with don Juan Matus, Yaqui man of knowledge, learned to move into nonordinary reality, and experience not only magical events, but also that the ways of knowledge and power are difficult and dangerous.
I cannot say what was in don Juan's heart when he took on Castaneda as a student, but to my eyes he seems to be reminding the Westerner that the lessons taught by the West are incomplete.
www.amazon.com /Teachings-Don-Juan-Yaqui-Knowledge/dp/0671600419   (2496 words)

 'Don Juan' revenge sweet - Entertainment - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
There, she meets with her target, Don Juan, played to perfection by Mel Rocher, whose thick Sevillian accent, regal purple suede coat and extremely large ego bring one of the world's great seducers convincingly to life.
In Belgium, Don Juan is already in hot pursuit of the voluptuous Estela (Cynthia Benjamin).
Don Juan soon gets a taste of his own medicine when Estela loses interest in him and begins flirting with Don Leonardo, who has had to compete for Estela's attentions with two additional, actual men -- Fernando and Prince Ludovico of Pinoy (Timothy Andres Pabon).
www.washtimes.com /entertainment/20061005-102457-7114r.htm   (536 words)

 AllRefer.com - Don Juan (Folklore And Mythology) - Encyclopedia
At the height of his licentious career, Don Juan seduces the daughter of the commander of Seville and kills her father in a duel.
When he later visits a statue of his victim and jeeringly invites it to a feast, the statue comes to life and drags Juan off to hell.
Among the many other literary works that use the unscrupulous gallant as the hero are Byron's Don Juan, Espronceda's El estudiante de Salamanca, and Shaw's Man and Superman.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/D/DonJuan.html   (262 words)

 Carlos Castaneda's don Juan's Teachings
I have, where necessary, changed the original text in order for the teaching to be directed as though from don Juan to any new student.
That being said, however, there are a number of places where the teaching is directed as though you have been a participant in something with don Juan; or are acting or thinking in a particular way.
And on the point of my presenting everything as though from don Juan: a number of places, perhaps as much as 10% of the total, were actually Castaneda's insights, explanations, or additions to the teaching.
www.prismagems.com /castaneda   (1290 words)

 Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - Don Juan - 3/23/03
His interpretation of Don Juan, in fact, is particularly heavy on the drama and low on the humor.
Still, neither Sher nor his actors are successful at finding their footing elsewhere, most apparently due to the adolescent and lifeless translation of the text provided by Christopher Hampton that never manages to find an ounce of poetry or theatrical necessity in the script.
Don Juan may don many disguises to fool his potential lovers, but no amount of dressing up will camouflage the faults of this Don Juan.
www.talkinbroadway.com /ob/03_23_03.html   (596 words)

 Don & Juan - AOL Music
The legend says that Don Juan seduced, raped or killed a young girl of noble...
Byron's don Juan is less the seducer than the victim of women's desire and...
Don "Magic" Juan (also referred to as Donald Campbell, The Chairman of the Board, Archbishop Don 'Magic' Juan, Archbishop Don Magic Juan, Bishop Magic Juan,...
music.aol.com /artist/don-and-juan/4116/main   (182 words)

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