Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

Enrique Díez Canedo [1879–1944]

Date of Birth: 7 Jan 1879 Badajoz
Died: 7 Jun 1944 Mexico D. F. (age 65)

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1878–1897 Because of his father's work, spends his childhood in Badajoz, Valencia, Vigo and Barcelona.
1897–1900 Madrid
Studies Law at University
1901–1909 Madrid
Appointed professor of History of Art in the Arts School and Fench language and literature in the Central School of Languages.
1904–1933 Madrid
Publishes poems and criticism in many newspapers and journals: El Liberal, Revista Latina, Revista Crítica, La Lectura, Garo, Diario Universal, Renacimiento, El Globo, El Sol, España, La Voz, La Pluma, índice, Revista de Occidente... and La Nación, in Buenos Aires.
1909–1911 Paris
Lives in Paris. Works as secretary to the ambassador of Ecuador and writes articles for Nouvelle Revue Francaise and Mercure de France.
1920–1935 Madrid
Attends the tertulia of "Café Regina", where he meets Valle-Inclán, Manuel Azaña, Rivas Cheriff, Juan José Domenchina, Juan Chabás and other intellectuals.
1935 Madrid
Is appointed Member of the Spanish Academy.
1936–1938 Madrid
During the war, cooperates with the journal Hora de España. He directs the magazine Madrid and participates in the Second International Congress for the Defense of Culture.
Oct 1938 Leaves Spain for Mexico.
Dec 1938 Mexico D. F.
Arrives in Mexico. Becomes one of the first members of the Casa de España (later Colegio de México), where he teaches Latin American Literature.
1939–1944 Mexico D. F.
Lives in Mexico, where he publishes several books. Attends the tertulia in "Café Colón"
1940–1943 Mexico D. F.
Publishes his articles in several journals founded by exiles: España Peregrina, Romance and Litoral. He also publishes in Mexican newspapers such as El Nacional and Excelsior and journals such as Tierra Nueva, La Pajarita de Papel, La Gaceta del Caribe, Hijo Pródigo, Lumen, Revista de Literatura Mexicana and Cuadernos Americanos.
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Palabra virtual
Recording of the poem El desterrado, read by the poet Juan Rejano.
Epigramas Americanos
Digital edition of the book Epigramas Americanos.
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