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The Triumph of Arturo Barea

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With Paul Preston and Michael Eaude

The entrust of the Arturo Barea archive to the Bodleian Library in Oxford closes an episode of one of the most important figures of Spanish exile in the United Kingdom. Arturo Barea (Badajoz, 1897 – Faringdon 1957) was a Spanish writer and journalist, author of The Forge of a Rebel, a trilogy published first in English and included by critics among the best of the narrative of exile caused by the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).

Coinciding with the exhibition Arturo Barea. The English window, at the headquarters of the Instituto Cervantes in Madrid and the planned tribute in Oxford, the Instituto Cervantes and the Cañada Blanch Centre at London School of Economics present a conversation between Michael Eaude, journalist and author of ‘Arturo Barea: triumph at midnight of the century’ (2001) and the Hispanist Paul Preston.

This event is a collaboration between the Instituto Cervantes and the Cañada Blanch Centre (LSE).

UPDATE: This event has sold out in London. There are still tickets available for this coming 8 February in Oxford.

Details

Date:
February 7
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://bit.ly/arturobarea

Venue

Instituto Cervantes London – new address off the Strand
15-19 Devereux Court
London, WC2R 3JJ United Kingdom
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Phone:
02072010750
Website

Other

Full Name
Culture Department at the Instituto Cervantes in London
Email
cultlon1@cervantes.es