Conde, Carmen (1907–1996)

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Conde, Carmen (1907–1996)

Spanish poet and novelist. Name variations: Carmen Conde; Carmen Conde Abellán. Born 1907 in Cartagena, Spain; died 1996 in Madrid, Spain.

Was the 1st woman elected to Spanish Academy (1978); published numerous collections of poetry, including Júbilos (1934) and Ansia de gracia (1945); also wrote such novels as En manos del silencio (1950), Creció espesa la yerba (1979), and Soy la madre (1980). Received Elisenda de Moncada prize for Las oscuras raíces (1953); Premio Internacional de Poesía Simón Bolívar for Vivientes de los siglos (1957) and Premio Nacional de Literatura for Obra Poética (1967).

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