Posts Tagged: spanish civil war

Hotel Continental – Barcelona

Sure enough, Hotel Continental in Barcelona has a video advertising its historical significance as a residence for George Orwell during the Spanish Civil War. This hotel was also where Orwell met John Dos Passos for a brief political discussion. “We didn’t talk very long,” wrote Dos Passos in The Theme Is Freedom (1956), “but I… Read more »

Interview with Rosa Bautista

I continue my conversations about the upcoming John Dos Passos Society Conference with an interview with Professor Rosa Bautista. Rosa is a professor, translator, and Dos Passos scholar. She attended the 2014 Dos Passos Society Conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In Chattanooga, she was the sole conference attendee from Spain. Next year, I trust that the… Read more »