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Subject: Re: Bravo NY Times
From: Brian Newhouse <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Brian Newhouse <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 5 Apr 2009 19:25:35 -0400

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On Apr 5, 2009, at 6:51 PM, [log in to unmask] wrote re: Donna Elvira's  
marital status:

> I suppose one has to go back to Tirso de Molino and "El Burlador de   
> Sevilla"
> to find out.    Anyone interested?

Not that far back, necessarily.  In Moliere's *Dom Juan*, the leading  
lady character, Elvire, is IIRC a nun who elopes with Dom Juan in  
order to marry him but is deserted by him.

Brian Newhouse
not to be confused with the radio announcer of the same name

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