Manuel Azaña

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Azaña, Manuel

 

Born Jan. 10, 1880, in Alcalá de Henares; died Nov. 4, 1940, in Montauban, France. Spanish political leader and man of letters.

Azaña participated in the Pact of San Sebastián (1930) and in that same year founded the Republican Action Party (1930–34). After the republic was established, he became war minister in 1931, and from 1931 to 1933 he was head of the government. In April 1934 he became the leader of the Left Republican Party, which joined the Frente Popular in 1936 Following the latter’s victory in the elections of Feb. 16, 1936, Azaña became head of the government, and subsequently, from May 1936 to Mar. 1, 1939, was president of the republic. During the period of the National Revolutionary War (1936–39), Azaña was the actual leader of the right wing of the Frente Popular. After the victory of Franco’s forces, he emigrated to France.

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(10) Hay once documentales que contienen este tipo de mensajes finales: La guerrilla de la memoria (Javier Corcuera, 2002), Los heroes nunca mueren (Jan Arnold, 2004), Lorca, el mar deja de moverse (Emilio Ruiz, 2006), Ezkaba (Inaki Alforja, 2006), Mirando al cielo (Jesus Garay, 2008), Azana (Santiago San Miguel, 2008), Hollywood contra Franco (Oriol Porta, 2008), O segredo da Frouxeira (Xoxe Abad, 2010), La maleta mexicana (Trisha Ziff, 2011), Cronicas de Galiza martir (Xan Leira, 2013) y Las maestras de la Republica (Pilar Perez, 2013).
"Enfermo y decaido", don Ramon se enfrento a su condicion con ecuanimidad, como en estas letras dirigidas a Azana: "He venido aqui [al Sanatorio de Villar Iglesia en Santiago] verdaderamente enfermo.
Esses governos foram substituidos pela eleicao no Parlamento do presidente Azana para a chefia do Estado, e dos primeiros ministros Santiago Casares, Diego Martinez e Jose Giral para a chefia do governo--todos sob a perspectiva de uma Frente Popular, integrada por socialistas, radicais, regionalistas, comunistas e sindicalistas.
Barataria, de Martinez Azana, destaca como la version del gobierno de Sancho mas completa y ambiciosa, ya que, ademas de respetar la estructura basica del episodio quijotesco, incluye una escena final de acusado caracter metaficcional invencion del propio autor.
Azana esperaba que, parte de estos pueblos, mostrasen su docilidad y su apoyo, mientras que los antigubernamentales los consideraban de influencia conservadora, afines a sus planteamientos.
(15) Con el tercer centenario del Quijote, la euforia cervantina vuelve a surgir y el Quijote es rescatado por Jose Ortega y Gasset, por Manuel Azana y por muchos otros.
This is a direct reference and perhaps a personal homage to Manuel Azana's 1939 (but written in the early spring of 1937, in Barcelona, before the street struggles that ended the hegemony of the anarchists and nationalists in the Catalan area and gave the Republic a fighting chance of organizing the war effort against the anti-Republican insurrection) testimonial text La velada en Benicarlo, a book that helps place both La noche de los tiempos and Todo lo que era solido within their willed dramatic setting.
While my prevention recommendations are sometimes considered controversial, my recommendations follow Azana's strategy very closely and I find them to be welcomed.
It was not General Franco and his fellow insurgents who overthrew a functioning constitutional regime; the Republican side and its president, Manuel Azana, brought about the upheaval even before the military stepped in.
Un revolucionario en Madrid" la vida del escritor en Espana, donde escribe y publica sus dos grandes obras, ejerce como habitual de la prensa y aparece tambien como protagonista de intrigas politicas en las que se encuentra proximo a Azana y es el objetivo de un atentado frustrado; en cambio, el trabajo de Antonio Lorente Medina "Una interpretacion contextual de El aguila y la serpiente" no se centra en la biografia espanola, sino que opta por realizar un recorrido de la obra para contrastar la verdad historica con la verdad de la ficcion.
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