Jew of Seville by Victor Sejour
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Jew of Seville
By Victor Sejour

The Jew of Seville

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Translated by Norman R. Shapiro See other recent books by Norman R. Shapiro
Introduction by M. Lynn Weiss See other recent books by M. Lynn Weiss
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Jew of Seville by Victor Sejour

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The Jew of Seville tells the story of Jacob Eliacin, a Jew, during the Spanish Inquisition. Eliacin masquerades as a Christian and becomes a prominent member of the court at Seville, but his background is revealed following his daughter's seduction

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252074073
ISBN-10: 0252074076
Format: Paperback
(5499mm x 3564mm x 15mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Victor Sejour

Victor Sejour (1817-74) was born in Louisiana but made his career as a playwright in France. Norman R. Shapiro, professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Wesleyan University, is a widely published translator of French theater, poetry, and prose.M. Lynn Weiss is an associate professor of American studies at the College of William and Mary. Their previous collaborations include Creole Echoes: The Francophone Literature of Nineteenth-Century Louisiana.

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