Félix María de Samaniego





Félix María de Samaniego


Born
in Laguardia, Spain
October 12, 1745

Died
August 07, 1801

Genre

Influences


Félix María de Samaniego (October 12, 1745 – August 11, 1801), born and died in Laguardia, Álava, in the Basque Country, was a Spanish neoclassical fabulist, educated at Valladolid. A government appointment was secured for him by his uncle the Count de Peñaflorida.

His Fábulas (1781–1784), one hundred and fifty-seven in number, were originally written for the boys educated in the school founded by the Biscayan Society. In the first installment of his fables he admitted that he had taken Tomás Iriarte for his model, a statement which proves that he had read Iriarte's fables in manuscript; he appears, however, to have resented their publication in 1782, and this led to a rancorous controversy between the former friends. Samaniego, however, was
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Fabulas de Samaniego

3.95 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1781 — 22 editions
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El Jardín de Venus

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Fábulas morales

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