Gerald Brenan

Life
1894-1987; b. Belfast; travel writer and author of celebrated works on Spain; his books describe Yegen, Carrington, Malaga and Churriana rather than Ireland and hold photos of himself with Bertrand Russell, Hemingway, and others; but concerns long association with Cambridge University Press. KUN

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Works

  • The Literature of the Spanish People from Roman Times to the Present Day (2nd Ed. Cambridge UP 1953); Personal Record 1920-1974 (London: Jonathan Cape 1974), 381pp.;
  • South from Granada (1957);
  • The Spanish Labyrinth: An Account of the Social and Political Background of the Civil War (1943; 2nd edn. Cambridge UP 1950; 1990) [0521 04314 X];
  • The Face of Spain (London: Turnstile Press 1950), and Do. [rep. edn.] (London: Penguin; Hamish Hamilton 1965), 269pp;
  • St John of the Cross: His Life and Poetry, with trans. of his poetry by Lynda Nicholson (Cambridge UP 1973), xii, 233pp., 4, ill. facs.

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