Conference at Magdalen College, Oxford: Josep Pla. The Catalan anglophile

Por |2018-06-16T08:36:48+01:008 junio, 2018|

JOSEP PLA. THE CATALAN ANGLOPHILE (Conference at Magdalen College, Oxford, 2018) In the early 1920s, the young Josep Pla -then correspondent for La Publicidad in Paris- would develop a strange obsession with bowler hats. The painter Enric Ricart explained in his memoirs: with "a bowler hat in his possession", Pla wanted to amuse himself by "greeting magnificently and running it through his fingers playfully  during conversations".  After buying his first hat, Ricart noted, "when he [...]