Celestina (Penguin Classics)

Celestina (Penguin Classics)

Fernando de Rojas


The racy and irreverent Spanish tragicomedy that's thought of the 1st eu novel-in a lively new translation

A Spanish Romeo and Juliet, Celestina used to be released in 1499 and have become Spain's first-ever bestseller. Readers extremely joyful to the salty personality of Celestina and her global of prostitutes and black magic while they mourned the destiny of Calisto and Melibea, the younger fans she unites utilizing her wiles as a vendor of perfumes and potions. Fernando de Rojas's exhilarating mixture of road wit, obscenity, and cultured rhetoric mark Celestina as a masterpiece: an unique, explosive, genre-defying paintings that lead the way for the picaresque novel and for Cervantes.

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