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We Saw Spain Die.

Author: Preston Paul
Publisher: New York : Constable & Robinson, 2012.
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The war in Spain and those who wrote at first hand of its horrors. From 1936 to 1939 the eyes of the world were fixed on the devastating Spanish conflict that drew both professional war correspondents and great writers. Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Josephine Herbst, Martha Gellhorn, W.H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Kim Philby, George Orwell, Arthur Koestler, Cyril Connolly, André Malraux, Antoine de Saint  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Paul, Preston.
We Saw Spain Die.
New York : Constable & Robinson, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Preston Paul
ISBN: 9781780337425 1780337426
OCLC Number: 787844008
Description: 1 online resource (843 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Content; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Part One: Say that We Saw Spain Die; 1 The Wound that Will Not Heal: Terror and Truth; 2 The Capital of the World: The Correspondents and the Siege of Madrid; 3 The Lost Generation Divided: Hemingway, Dos Passos and the Disappearance of José Robles; 4 Love and Politics: The Correspondents in Valencia and Barcelona; 5 The Rebel Zone: Intimidation in Salamanca and Burgos; Part Two: Beyond Journalism; 6 Stalin's Eyes and Ears in Madrid? The Rise and Fall of 203 Mikhail Koltsov. 7 A Man of Influence: The Case of Louis Fischer8 The Sentimental Adventurer: George Steer and the Quest for Lost Causes; 9 Talking with Franco, Trouble with Hitler: Jay Allen; Part Three: After the War; 10 The Humane Observer: Henry Buckley; 11 A Lifetime's Struggle: Herbert Rutledge Southworth and the Undermining of the Franco Regime; 12 Epilogue: Buried Treasure; Postscript: Love, Espionage and Treachery; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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The war in Spain and those who wrote at first hand of its horrors. From 1936 to 1939 the eyes of the world were fixed on the devastating Spanish conflict that drew both professional war correspondents and great writers. Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Josephine Herbst, Martha Gellhorn, W.H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Kim Philby, George Orwell, Arthur Koestler, Cyril Connolly, André Malraux, Antoine de Saint Exupéry and others wrote eloquently about the horrors they saw at first hand. Together with many great and now largely forgotten journalists, they put their lives on the line, discarding.

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Passionate and absorbing * The Guardian * A splendid monument to scholarship. Absorbing, funny, frequently moving ... it fills a crucial gap in the historiography of the Spanish conflict * Sunday Read more...

 
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