Pedro Antonio de Alarcon

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ALARCON, Pedro Antonio de (1833-91) Spanish novelist. His best-known work, because it was made into a famous ballet, is Three-Cornered Hat (1874, tr. 1918) - an amusing semi-folktale of the exposing of a wicked official. His best novel is The Infant with the Globe, which combines adventure and psychology.

After displaying an ability for journalism and writing at his home he went to Madrid where he became well known, especially when at the uproar of the revolution in, 1854, he was the editor of the newspaper El Látigo

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The Three Cornered Hat - 1874
The Strange Friend of Tito Gil - 1890
Scandal - 1945
Infant With the Globe - 1955
 

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