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Alberti

 Rafael Alberti
 Rafael Alberti born  in Puerto de Santa Maria Spain   1902 - 1999
   
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Spanish writer of Italian-Irish ancestry, regarded as one of the major Spanish poets of the 20th century.

He studied art in Madrid and enjoyed some success as a painter before 1923 when he began writing and publishing poems in magazines. His first book of poetry, Marinero en tierra . A member of the so-called Generation of 1927.In the 1930s Albertis work became overtly political; he wrote plays, travelled widely, joined the Communist Party- from which he was later expelled- and founded a review, Octubre. He fought for the Republic in the Spanish Civil War and afterward fled to Argentina, where he worked for the Losada publishing house and resumed both his poetry and his earlier interest- painting. In 1941 he published a collection of poems, Entre el clavel y la espada, and 1942 his autobiography, La arboleda perdida anb book of drama, prose, and poetry about the Civil War, De un momento a otro . He published a collection of poems inspired by painting, A la pintura 1945 and collections on maritime themes, such as Pleamar. Anthologies of all of his poems have been issued frequently. After 1961, hi lived in Italy until he returned to Spain in 1977.

 
 

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Alberti

Alberti

Alberti

Alberti

Alberti