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Guillermo Díaz-Plaja
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Birth: 1909
Barcelona
Cataluna, Spain
Death: Jul. 27, 1984
Barcelona
Cataluna, Spain

Critic, essayist, poet and professor of Spanish Literature. Among his more than 200 works in Spanish and Catalan are the essays: "Epistolario de Goya" (1928); "Las vanguardias en Cataluña" (1930); "Rubén Darío" (1930); "Introducción al estudio del romanticismo español" (1936); "La poesía lírica española" (1937); "La ventana de papel" (1939); "El espíritu del Barroco" (1940); "Hacia un concepto de la literatura española" (1942); "El engaño de los ojos" (1943); "Esquema de la historia del teatro" (1944); "Federico García Lorca" (1948); "Modernismo frente a noventa y ocho" (1951); "Defensa de la crítica y otras notas" (1953); "Veinte glosas en memoria de Eugenio d'Ors" (1955). He also published anthologies "El poema en prosa en España" (1956) ; ·"Visiones contemporáneas de España" (1956); "Cuestión de límites" (1963); "El estudio de la literatura" (1963); "Memoria de una generación destruida" (1966); "Literatura universal" (1966); "Las estéticas de Valle Inclán" (1967); "Los monstruos y otras literaturas" (1967); "La letra y el instante" (1967); "Con variado rumbo" (1967); "África por la cintura" (1967); "Trópicos" (1968); "Literatura vasca" (1972) and "Tratado de las melancolías españolas" (1974). He was Honorary Doctorate University of San Marcos de Lima, Perú (1963), Director of Spanish National Book Institute from 1966 to 1970, Academician of the Royal Spanish Academy from 1967, Honorary Doctorate University of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina (1981) and Honorary Doctorate University of Strasbourg, France (1982).
He was brother of writer and journalist Fernando Diaz-Plaja (1918-2012) and the children's author Aurora Diaz-Plaja, and father of journalists José María Díaz-Plaja and Guillermo Diaz-Plaja Jr.
 
 
Burial:
Cementiri de Montjuïc
Barcelona
Provincia de Barcelona
Cataluna, Spain
 
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Record added: Oct 31, 2012
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Guillermo Díaz-Plaja
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