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Talk by Walter Starkie , Litt.D., Director of the British Institute in Madrid
For a quarter of a century Dr. Walter Starkie has been accumulating an intimate knowledge of Spain and the Spanish. It is against this background that he examines . the contemporary writers of Spain, considering them not merely as literary personalities but as embodying, in their different ways. the spirit of the Spain that he knows and loves. What was the effect of the Civil War on Spanish writers? Why are there so few contemporary novelists in Spain? What English authors are read and translated in Spain today? What are the current literary movements? These are some of the questions Dr. Starkie answers

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