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Chronology 1904 - 1991
- 1904 - April 22 born in Malaga province, Spain.
- 1907 Her family moved to Jaen and then Segovia
- She attend Madrid University and studied philosophy pf Ortega and Zubini. She was politically active during these years.
She obtained a position teaching at Madrid Univeristy. In this year she
married Alfonso Rodriguez Aldave who was the Secretary to the Spanish
Embassy in Santiago, Chile.
- At the end of the Spanish Civil war she took a position as professor at the University of Morelea, Mexico.
- She traveled to and taught in Cuba.
- 1966 Her work was recognized in Spain when "Los sueños de María Zambrano" was published in Revista de Occidente
- 1981 She was awarded the Prince of Asturia award
- 1983 She was named Doctor Honoris Causea by Malaga Univerity
- 1984 Returned to Madrid Spain
- 1991 Maria Zambrano dies.
There is a video about her on YOUTube Maria Zambrano - Part 1 If you check the right hand boxes, you will find additional videos in this series.
- 1930 Horizontes del liberalismo (The Horizons of Liberalism)
- 1934 Hacia un saber del alma (Understanding the soul)
- 1940 Filosofia y poesía (Philosophy and Poetry) Excerpts in English.
- 1945 La agonía de Europa (The Agony of Europe)
- 1950 Hacia un saber sobre al alma (Towards a Knowledge of the Soul)
- 1953 El hombre y lo divino (The Human and the Divine)
- 1959 Persona y democracia (Person and Democracy)
- 1967 La tumba de Antígones (Antigones's Tomb)
- 1977 Claros del bosque (Clearings in the Forest)
- 1986 De la aurora (On the Dawning)
- 1986 El reposo de la luz (Light's Out)
- 1989 Para una historia de la piedad (Towards a history of Piety)
1989 Delirio y destino (written in 1953; published in 1989), translated
by Carol Maier, with a commentary by Roberta Johnson and Delirium and Destiny: A Spaniard in Her Twenties (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999)
- Cartas de la Pièce. Correspondencia con Agustín Andreu (published in 2002)
- 2003 Unamuno (written in 1940; published posthumously)
- Bush,Andrew."María Zambrano and the Survival of Antigone," diacritics 34 (3–4) (2004): 90–111.
I thank Sheilah Fernandez, of New York for sending me the name of this
philosopher and some basic information about Maria Zambrano.
This page was last updated 12/13/14.
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