Juan Goytisolo Quotes

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Born: January 6, 1931, Barcelona, Spain
Birth Country: Spain
Occupation: Author

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And it is because a series of elements in Spanish life which operate today the same way as they did in the times of Blanco White made obvious my relationship with him, based on a similarity in Spain's condition.
- Juan Goytisolo

2.
In my opinion, the most significant works of the twentieth century are those that rise beyond the conceptual tyranny of genre they are, at the same time, poetry, criticism, narrative, drama, etc.
- Juan Goytisolo

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In the Europe which was created by the Second World War, divided into two blocks, each in need of a revolution that would end the abuses and injustices of capitalism and the privileges of a bureaucratic caste, collective faith does not exist.
- Juan Goytisolo

4.
In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society's feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony.
- Juan Goytisolo

5.
Marks of Identity is, among other things, the expression of the process of alienation in a contemporary intellectual with respect to his own country.
- Juan Goytisolo

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When I write now I do not invent situation, characters, or actions, but rather structures and discursive forms, textual groupings which are combined according to secret affinities among themselves, as in architecture or the plastic arts.
- Juan Goytisolo

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