Bullfighting book Elogio y refutación de la quietud


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Book about bullfighting Elogio y refutación de la quietud

About an (almonst) steady bullfighting style by Antonio José Pradel Rico. 

Editions Bellaterra

Book in spanish.

15,00 €

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Summary of the book:

Of the three paradigms that make up the canon in bullfighting - stop, temper and command - perhaps the first one is the most uncertain and enigmatic. What exactly does it stop? Does the bull stop? Does the time stop when it is fought with temper, command and art? Two active bullfighting matadors (José Tomás and Morante de la Puebla) become the subject of aesthetic reflection when it comes to investigating this elusive and suggestive concept of stillness in bullfighting. One, the quietist bullfighter par excellence, the other, the art bullfighter par excellence in the 21st century. However, despite the obvious differences, these two artists share something substantial that will be revealed throughout these pages. Currently, these two bullfighters represent differentiated - but complementary - ways of understanding bullfighting; and each one on his part is the genuine representative of a particular way of living and transmitting this ancient art. José Tomás the bullfighter of value with more art in the recent history of bullfighting. Morante, the bullfighter of art with more value than the fans remember. In this hypothetical "mano a mano" a new bullfighting is


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