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Gonzalo torrente ballester was the author of twentyseven novels, torrente ballester was distinguished professor of spanish literature at the university at albany from 1966 to 1970. Datasets available include lcsh, bibframe, lc name authorities, lc classification, marc codes, premis vocabularies, iso language codes, and more. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. The grotesque folk tales of galicia, a region rich in wonderful.
En 1926 cursa estudios universitarios en santiago, continuados en 1927 en oviedo. Using recent spanish history as a background for his novels, he provides the. Gonzalo torrente ballester was born in serantes, galicia in 1910. Gonzalo torrente ballester spanish writer and literary critic. They have also lived in ridgewood, nj and portland, or plus 1 other location. Select this result to view andrew p torrentes phone number, address, and more. Specifically, he lauds the work done by gonzalo torrente ballester who, according to maestro, is the only critic to have noticed that the narrator shows how don quijotes supposed. Miguel delibes and gonzalo torrente ballester prince of asturias award for literature 1982. It almost goes without saying that it has not been translated in english, though it is available in french and portuguese.
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