Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1971. Wraps. 238 pages. Wraps, extensive footnotes (many in Spanish), bibliography, covers scuffed & soiled & edges worn. Signed presentation copy. Pio Baroja was Spain's foremost 20th-century novelist. The author examines Baroja's style, dialogue, atmosphere, character revelation, minor landscape, and ego-identification and poetic moments. Baroja was part of the "Generation of 98, " which derived its name from the date of Spain's defeat in the Spanish-American War; the loss of the last of Spain's empire led these writers and intellectuals to reappraise traditional Spanish values. Condition: fair to good.
Keywords: Pio Baroja, Spanish Literature, Literary Analysis, Spanish-Am War, Presentation Copy, Signed, Inscribed