By Fernando Savater, Sara Torres
Un delicioso recorrido por los angeles obra y los lugares más emblemáticos de ocho escritores fundamentales. El regreso de Savater a su faceta más divulgativa.
En Aquí viven leones, Fernando Savater vuelve a una de sus facetas favoritas, l. a. de divulgador de l. a. literatura y el pensamiento. A través de ocho viajes inolvidables, ilustrados magníficamente por Anapurna, nos presenta los angeles obra y l. a. vida de Shakespeare, Valle Inclán, Poe, Leopardi, Agatha Christie, Reyes, Flaubert y Zweig.
Son ocho extraordinarias introducciones a sendos autores clave de los angeles literatura common de muy distintos registros. Un libro maravilloso para entrar en el mundo de estos escritores, conocer su obra y disponer de más claves para poder disfrutarla.
«Un libro hermoso y bien ilustrado en todos los sentidos.»
Luis M. Alonso, La Opinión de A Coruña
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100 We recall the villain Iago's slur against the English in this regard (II, iii,76-8S). Cassio, like Othello, is also an innocent in some ways. He believes Iago to be 'kind and honest' 34 Shakespeare's Italian Settings and Plays as any Florentine (III,i,40). Finally, Cassio's treatment of Bianca and talk about her seems cavalier - he is obviously more concerned with his own reputation than with hers. But despite his faults, Cassio comes across in the playas primarily a gentleman, more in accord with the positive side of Florence's reputation.
Heart' (IV,i,2SI). If the garden of Belmont is not his reward as it is Bassanio's, a more heavenly beautiful mountain, a 'City of God', is implied just inheritance for his generosity. For the moment at the end of the play, however, he must remain in the mercantile hell of Venice, the 'City of Man'. There are three Christian everymen in The Merchant of Venice, fished for variously by Shylock, the representative of false religion. Gobbo is a simple and comic everyman who yet can see the hunger and bondage of service to Judaism.
IV,i,348-56)80 Shakespeare, thus, takes on the most respected and famous system of law in Renaissance Europe, and devalues it at the expense of English law. English law is the play's benevolent 'Venetian' law, interpreted by a merciful monarch-like Portia and presided over by a Duke. Allegorically, in turn, 'real' Venetian law becomes CatholicJewish law interpreted by a Pope-like Shylock. The two legal systems at odds generalize to two opposing visions of man's destiny: the Christian (that is, Protestant) and the Jewish (that is, Catholic).
Aquí viven leones by Fernando Savater, Sara Torres