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October 10, 2011

The Worlds of Gonzalo Torrente Ballester in Albany, N.Y. (1966 - 1972) - October 14, 2011 - January 12, 2012


The Official Website of Gonzalo Torrente Ballester in Albany, NY (1966-1972)

The Gonzalo Torrente Ballester Collection at the University at Albany Libraries (SUNY) is the most comprehensive in the U.S. It includes both works by and about the author. Of special importance are his diaries and the two typescripts of Don Juan housed in the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives. The collection also contains first editions of the vast majority of Torrente Ballester's works, many of which are signed by the author.

Official Website of Gonzalo Torrente Ballester in Albany, NY (1966-1972)


Legacy of Spanish Literary Icon to be Honored at UAlbany on Oct. 14

ALBANY, N.Y. (September 23, 2011) -- In the 1960s, famed Spanish novelist Gonzalo Torrente Ballester found creative refuge at the University at Albany after escaping the heavy hand of censorship under Francisco Franco's government.

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The Official Exhibit Brochure - Gonzalo Torrente Ballester

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Exhibit Credits

Curated by

Jesús Alonso-Regalado, Hispanic Studies Bibliographer and Outreach Librarian, University at Albany, SUNY

Sponsored and supported by

University Libraries, University at Albany, SUNY

Office of International Education, University at Albany, SUNY

Fundación Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Santiago de Compostela (Spain)


University Libraries

Jodi Boyle, Kathleen Broeder, Karen Brown, Mary Casserly, Ann Kearney

Brian Keough, Roger Lipera, John Pardavila, Betsaida Reyes, Mary Van Ullen, and Geoffrey Williams

University at Albany

Ray Bromley, Ilka Kressner, Joana Sabadell-Nieto, and April Schmidt

Fundación Gonzalo Torrente Ballester

Carmen Becerra Suárez, Miguel Fernández-Cid, Marián Portela, Marina Martínez Mattanó and �lvaro Torrente Sánchez-Guisande

Additional contributors

Daniel Joudrey, Sally Lawrence, Drosoula Lytra, Stephen Miller, Francisca Ojeda-Suárez Miller, and José Miguel Torrente Sánchez-Guisande

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