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I am not sure what is the historical truth and what is the artistic license, but the fiction works wonderfully and I loved it. This work presented vlalejo graphic picture of Spain after the Civil War and won the Lope de Vega Prize, establishing Vallejo mehinas one of the foremost authors in Spain.

Makenzie rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Andy Tsukuyomi rated it liked it May 24, Apr 22, Alba rated it really liked it Shelves: Meninqs there is another bone of contention.

The famous painter is not only an amazing creator, but also a shrewd counselor or lawyer- he defends himself very well in court: It sounded rather socialist at times, with the insistence on the fight of the oppressed, the strike of the cleaners, to give a couple of examples.

Las Meninas by Antonio Buero Vallejo

Open Preview See a Problem? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Apart from these leftist ideas that I disagree with, the play is informative, entertaining, revealing interesting aspects in the life of a great artist, who is determined to keep his faith and principles even when the authorities suggest that he destroys Las Meninas and change his artistic perspective.


Published February 19th by Planeta Publishing first published December 9th In the tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future.

After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in The character in question serves as a model for a painting of Velasquez and then comes back with revolutionary ideas- fighting for justice and, it seems to me- against the very idea of monarchy.

Although the court painter and a respected painter and man of knowledge, Velasquez has been under attack, antobio least in this play. The title of the play is given by a famous painting, which was both excellent and daring. Ambientada meninxs que siguiera el momento anterior a que Velazquez pintara su famoso cuadro. On the other hand, the cleaners had buuero been paid for three months and the Marqui Las Meninas by Antonio Buero Vallejo Velasquez is not one of my favorite painters…and as for Antonio Buero Vallejo- I had not heard about it until a few days ago.

After the war he was imprisoned for six years. Javisalas rated it really liked it Nov 04, Jan 23, Catherine rated it really liked it Shelves: Katherine rated it really liked it Apr 14, There are some minor flaws, at least in my view. Mangeles rated it it was amazing Jul 26, While other authors left Spain to escape Franco’s censorship, Vallejo stayed in Spain and used symbolism to criticize the government.

Vuero yet, Las Meninas is an excellent play and I was enchanted. Want to Read saving….

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Velasquez is a burro painter and takes some liberty in treating his subject. Feb 21, Paul rated it it was amazing. Libby rated it liked it Jan 07, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The fact that Velasquez has painted a beautiful woman causes hatred right next to him, in his circle of friends, one of whom betrays him, because he is jealous and enamored with the model, who seems to like the painter and ignores the man who becomes a sworn enemy of the artist.

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Valeljo rated it really liked it Nov 06, First of all, Velasquez paints a naked woman and that is considered so outrageous for the 17th century that he is brought in front of a tribunal lead by the king. Dec 18, Realini rated it really liked it.

About Antonio Buero Vallejo. Maka Paz rated it really liked it Feb 23, Malea rated it really liked it Mar 10, A common theme in his work is Spain’s problems during and after Franco. Books by Antonio Buero Vallejo.