Fernando de Rojas

Spanish author and playwright

Fernando of Rojas (Toledo, c. 1470-Talavera of the Queen, Toledo, 1541) Was a Spanish writer, although in some occasions has described as him dramatist by the nature had a conversation of the only work that has attributed him , The Celestine; however, it lacks some essential elements of the dramatic gender, what has ocasionado numerous discussions about the literary gender to the that belongs. Although Fernando of Rojas has happened to the history of the literature like author of The Celestine, for his coetáneos was fundamentally a very valued jurist in Talavera of the Queen (Toledo).

Cover of The Celestine in his definite version of Tragicomedy of Callisto and Melibea. Edition of Valencia 1514 (National Library of Spain)