Maria Dolores Boixados

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Date: 1919-2008

Region: Europe

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Literature


Artist: Maria Dolores Boixados

Confronting Bodies: Franco Regime

Dates of Action: 1930s-1970s

Location: Spain

Description of Artwork: Works of literature

The Incident: Inability to get published in Spain while Franco ruled. Censorship of all Boixados' works.

Results of Incident: Boixados was a finalist for the Nadal prize in 1944. She left Spain in 1949 and lived in the United States where she was a college professor. She continued to publish novels until her recent death.

Source: Islara Souto, Tallahassee, FL (from Boixados and Spanish press), Feminist Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature