Posts Tagged ‘Spanish Civil War historiography’

  1. Homage to Catalonia: the debate

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    March 4, 2013 by Lydia Syson

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    “You’ve written a book about the Spanish Civil War?  Oh yes, Orwell, right?”

    “Mmm. Yes and no.”

    I’ve had a few conversations along these lines in recent months.  It’s hard to explain George Orwell’s complicated relationship to the complicated Civil War in Spain and its complicated historiography in just a few words.  As a teenager, I absolutely loved Homage to Catalonia keep reading



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