Enrique Díez-Canedo (Badajoz, 1879-Cuernavaca, Mexico, 1944) was one of the best literary critics Spain has ever had and one of the most influential intellectuals of the first decades of the 20th century. A poet, essayist, professor of art, language and French literature, translator and columnist, his critiques are essential to the study of the first three decades of Spanish literature of the 20th century.
This volume contains articles on theatre critiques - fundamental for understanding the evolution of Spanish drama in the inter-war period - literary studies, texts and profiles of the most outstanding writers of their time.
Alberto Sánchez Álvarez-Insúa (Madrid, 1942-2011), was a doctor by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, he oversaw the selection of works and the introductory study. He published numerous books and articles on various subjects: medicine, history of physics or history of contemporary Spanish culture, specializing in Spanish literature from the interwar period.