Writers of the Spanish Civil War: The Testimony of their Auto/Biographies by Celia M. WallheadWriters of the Spanish Civil War: The Testimony of their Auto/Biographies by Celia M. Wallhead

Writers of the Spanish Civil War: The Testimony of their Auto/Biographies

EditorCelia M. Wallhead

Paperback | July 14, 2011

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This book brings together new essays on six of the most important British and American writers who lived in or visited Spain in the 20th century and whose work bears the impact of the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its outbreak, the new angle on the relations between these authors and Spain is the examination of the mutual bond and its fruits from the point of view of life-writing. The six writers – five British and one American – are presented in chronological order of their birth: Gerald Brenan, Robert Graves, Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, Stephen Spender and Laurie Lee. Their autobiographies, or what they wrote about their lives in or in relation to Spain, are contrasted with the often multiple biographies that were written on them.
Celia M. Wallhead taught Spanish at Auckland University, New Zealand, and is currently a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Granada, Spain. She is the author or editor of books and articles on contemporary writers such as A. S. Byatt, Salman Rushdie and Thomas Pynchon. She has drawn the contributors from colleagues and fri...
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Title:Writers of the Spanish Civil War: The Testimony of their Auto/BiographiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.66 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:July 14, 2011Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3034306962

ISBN - 13:9783034306966

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Table of Contents

Contents: Juan Antonio Díaz López: Gerald Brenan 1894-1987 – Margarita Carretero González: Robert Graves 1895-1985 – Mauricio D. Aguilera Linde: Ernest Hemingway 1899-1961 – Rosemary Masters: George Orwell 1903-1950 – Mary Gleeson: Stephen Spender 1909-1995 – Celia Wallhead: Laurie Lee 1914-1997 – Michael Jacobs: Afterword.