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Encyclopedia > Carme Riera

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Carme(n) Riera (Palma de Mallorca, 1948) is a narrator, script-writer and essayist. She has a doctorate in Hispanic Philology and is a professor of Spanish literature at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Palma (Catalan) Spanish name Palma de Mallorca Postal code 070XX Area code 34 (Spain) + 971 (Palma de Mallorca) Website http://www. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Philology is the study of ancient texts and languages. ... The Autonomous University of Barcelona (Catalan: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, UAB) is a public university located in Bellaterra, very close to the city of Barcelona in Spain. ...


She studied in the school of the Sacred Heart (Sagrado Corazón) and in the Joan Alcover Institute (Instituto Joan Alcover) where she met Mallorcan writers and fell in love with a professor, Francisco Llinás.


In 1965 she moved to Barcelona to study Hispanics in the Department of Philosophy and Letters at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She graduated in 1970 and the following year married Fernando Llinás and was hired by Manuel Blecua to give classes in the Department. Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ...


That year her son Farrán was born, and she began her literary career. She writes in Catalan, Spanish, and Mallorquin (a dialect of Catalan). Currently she lives in Barcelona. Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra and one of several co-official languages in the Spanish autonomous communities of Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and Valencia (under the name Valencian). ...


Works

Te deix, amor, la mar com a penyora, 1975 (I Leave You, My Love, The Sea as My Pledge)


Je pos per testimoni les gavines, 1977


Quasi bé un conte, la vida de Ramón Llull, 1980


Els cementiris de Barcelona. Barcelona: Edhasa, 1981 (The Cemeteries of Barcelona)


Una primavera per a Domenico Guarini. Barcelona: Montesinos Editor, S.A., 1981 (A Springtime for Domenico Guarini)


Epitelis tendríssims. Barcelona: Edicions 62 S.A., 1981


• “El reportaje”. Short story. In: Doce relatos de mujeres. Navajo, Ymelda (ed.) . Madrid: Alianza, 1982, pp. 181-191. Cuentos.


Qüestió d'amor propio. Barcelona: Laia, 1987


La molt exemplar història del Gos Màgic i la seva cua. Barcelona: Empúries S.A., Editorial, 1988


La escuela de Barcelona. Barcelona: Anagrama, 1988. Essay. Winner of the XVI Premio Anagrama 1988 (The School of Barcelona)


Joc de miralls, 1989 (Play of Mirrors)


La poesía de Carlos Barral. Barcelona: Edicions 62 S.A., 1990 (The Poetry of Carlos Barral)


Hay veneno y Jazmín en tu tinta, aproximación a la, 1991


Contra l'amor en conpanyia i altres relats. Barcelona: Destino, 1991


Dins el darrer blau, 1994 (En el último azul) (In the Last Shade of Blue)


• “Princesa meva, lletra d'àngel.” Short Story. In: Érase una vez la paz. Barcelona: Planeta, 1996, pp. 187-193. Cuentos.


Quadern d'una espera, 1998


• “Mon semblable, mon frère”. Short Story. In: Barcelona, un día. Regàs, Rosa (comp.) . Madrid: Alfaguara, 1998, pp. 357-376. Cuentos.


Cap al cel obert. Barcelona: Destino, 2000. Novel. (Por el cielo y mas allá)


• “Metamorfosis”. Short Story. In: Orosia. Jaca: Pirineum Multimedia, 2002, pp. 147-155. Cuentos.


La meitat de l'ánima, 2003. Novela. Winner of the XLIV Premio Sant Jordi 2003 (Half of the soul)


Prizes

• 1980 Prudenci Bertrana Prize for her novel Una primavera per a Domenico Guarini (A Springtime for Domenico Guarini)


• 1989 Ramon Llull Prize for her Joc de miralls (A Play of Mirrors)


• 1994 Josep Pla Prize for Dins el darrer blau (In the Last Shade of Blue), a historical novel which also received the Joan Crexells Prize, the Lletra d'Or (Golden Letter) Prize, the Ministry of Culture National Prize for Narrative and the Elio Vittorini Prize from the Syracuse Department of Tourism.


• 2000, the Generalitat (Autonomous Government) of Catalonia awarded her the Cross of Saint George. She is a member of the Associació d'Escriptors en Llengua Catalana (Association of Catalan Language Writers). Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra and one of several co-official languages in the Spanish autonomous communities of Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and Valencia (under the name Valencian). ...


 
 

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