Publication: Las parodias dramáticas de Don Juan Tenorio en el siglo XIX
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Zorrilla was, undoubtedly, the one who approached the myth of Don Juan the closest. Tirso has paternity. Madariaga thinks the Don Juan of Moliere lacks spontaneity and displays a conscious rebellion against the laws. That of Byron is a reflective character. The Don Giovanni created by Da Ponte for Mozart's opera is very civilised and lacks spontaneity, as well. Madariaga does not forgive Pushkin for the appearance of Laura on a balcony in Madrid and not in Seville. Obviously Madariaga is right because his view is the popular response to the work of Zorrilla. José Zorrilla gets to the spot and the core of the myth as very few Spaniards would not remember the most emblematic verses of his work since its implementation in the role. That is why the Tenorio is the most parodied work...
Tesis inédita de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Filología, Departamento de Filología Española II (Literatura Española), leída el 22-01-2016