Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

Vida bilingüe de un refugiado español en Francia

Author: Rafael Alberti
Publisher: Bajel
Place: Buenos Aires
Publication Date: 1942
Genre: Poetry
Composition Date: Mar 1939 - Feb 1940
Other Publication Details: First published (1942) with Alberti's play De un momento a otro (Drama de una familia española) and Cantata de los héroes y la fraternidad de los pueblos.
Language: Spanish
First published in Spain: 1977
Keywords: Civil war
The poems of this book express Alberti's frame of mind after losing the war and becoming a refugee in Paris. His uncertainty and fears are also reflected in these verses, as well as his memories of war and allusions to France's betrayal to the Spanish Republic.