Miguel Delibes Setién (3883 words)

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Partial to describing himself as a hunter who wrote, Miguel Delibes (1920-2010) in fact pursued simultaneous careers in three professional spheres. Besides composing twenty novels – in addition to travelogues, essays and tracts on small-game hunting – he was a journalist and editor of El Norte de Castilla (and declined the editorship of El País in 1975). Initially, he took an academic path, having won, at the age of 25, a chair in mercantile law at the School of Commerce in Valladolid. His initial association with the city’s regional daily was as a caricaturist during the early 1940s, but he began to assume editorial responsibilities from the early 1950s. Thereafter, he steered the …

Citation: Squires, Jeremy . "Miguel Delibes Setién". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 26 August 2020 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14072, accessed 22 October 2020.]

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