This article examines the history of the foundation of the Catalan section of the IURW, mediation of Felipe Fernandez Armesto as a representative of Komintern, and discusses the reasons why the group was not viable.
This article examines the history of the third trip of the Spanish poet Rafael Alberti in the Soviet Union, held in 1937, and of his meeting with Stalin. Archival documents provide insight into the reasons that led the poet to take such a long journey. The study offers a new look at the pilgrimage of Western writers to the Soviet Union: Alberti himself was a skillful diplomat, and as representative of the Spanish Republic, managed to carry out his tasks and to achieve a positive decision of Moscow on the convening of the Second International Congress of Writers in Spain in 1937.
The book offers works of specialists in studies of European and American Literatures dedicated to the fin-de-siècle in Germany, Great Britain, United States, Italy, Latin America, France and Spain.