LOZANO CHRISTOPHER (1609-1667) “While walking who flees say more, who seeks not walk less.” Cristobal Lozano. THE VOICE OF CURIOUS LEGENDS Christopher Lozano is one of the funniest writers of the seventeenth. Apart from its many lyric poems, interspersed in the prose works, is of historical narratives, religious and legendary. The first is the David pursued (which consists of three parts), David penitent and great son of David’s most wanted, also in three parts, which represent the story of the prophet-king, following the biblical text, but with all sorts of digressions and anecdotes, mainly taken from the history of Spain. Similar new features offered Reyes Toledo, according to Professor Entrambasaguas inspired in the three most popular stories of Toledo at the time: that of Count Mora, and that of Dr. Alcocer Pissa. Also keep in mind those of Jimenez de Rada, Mariana Hurtado de Toledo. Intercala many curious legends: Cave of Hercules, loves Galiana and Charlemagne, the birth of Pelayo, and so on.
His novels are keen to occupy a middle ground between “court” to Zayas, and “copy”, to Cervantes. They are three series: Persecution of Lucinda, Loneliness and disillusionment of life in the world and The Angels. This title was suggested by a Serafina, whom he loved as a student Lozano. The most renowned and best, Solitudes, composed in the manner of Boccaccio, is composed of a series of short stories told in Guadalupe, for fun, while warning the reader. Cristobal Lozano and Sanchez was born in Hellin, Albacete province, the December 26, 1609 and died in Toledo on October 3, 1667. He studied at Alcala and traveled extensively throughout Spain.
After a priest, he lived in Valencia and was pastor of Lagartera, Toledo province, and held various church offices in Valencia and Murcia Hellin: cure treasurer, vicar and the commissioner of the Holy Cross in the town of Hellin and his party, Procurator Fiscal of the Bishop of Murcia, and Toledo was chaplain to the New Kings until his death. Lozano influenced many Romantic writers, such as skunks and Espronceda, with Spanish legends that are contained in his works. Lozano took Espronceda Your Student of Salamanca. Two examples of friendship of David pursued are drawn from the work of Thomas Cantimpre Bocuma Speculum Universale and exemplorum. A tale of the Thousand and One Nights is a similar case. This example was inspired to his legend Zorrilla Two generous men, and perhaps for the one titled The Talisman, contained in the book Vigils of summer. “Oh, human misery! Oh, poverty, always despised and dejected! There is a poor hand to help him up,” wrote Lozano, in the seventeenth century, many, yes, to help you fall. ” Francisco Arias Solis There was never a good war or a bad peace.