La charla está casi terminada, los nervios afloran, pero difundir la figura de Gerald Brenan es una tarea que me complace sobremanera.
Este es un fragmento de lo que voy a decir. Tengo la sensación de voy a ser polémico, sin quererlo, eso si.
I’ve had the feeling for some time now that, in general, recent Spanish historians do not acknowledge one of the most seminal books on the Spanish Civil War, Gerald Brenan’s ‘The Spanish Labyrinth’.
Spanish historians make few references to it, in some ways they write as though it did not exist and this has set me wondering. Why is it being neglected?
As Raymond Carr said in a letter to Brenan:
“The point about the Spanish Labyrinth was that it made me see what a fascinating topic the history of
Why, generally speaking, do Spanish historians neglect it?
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