In her article "The Don Juan Myth in Iberian Galician Literature" Carmen Becerra Suárez discusses the presence of the Don Juan myth as it has developed in Galicia. She presents a panorama of the ways in which Galician authors — studies independently of their belonging to the Galician or Spanish literary systems — have dealt with this myth. The aim is to study the presence of the myth in this culture and the causes giving rise to several versions: from the three possibilities of "Don Juanness" found in the work of Ramón María del Valle-Inclán up through a short story by Marina Mayoral, as well as examples drawn from the works of Adolfo Torrado Ballester, Álvaro Cunqueiro, Gonzalo Torrente, and Roberto Vidal Bolaño.
Becerra Suárez, Carmen.
"The Don Juan Myth in Iberian Galician Literature."
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