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New Left Review I/30, March-April 1965

Jorge Semprun

Socialism and Literature

Jorge Semprun is a Spaniard who fled to France as a Republican refugee in 1936. He fought with the French Resistance and was imprisoned in Auschwitz. In 1963, living in Paris, he was awarded the Prix Formentor for his novel, The Long Voyage, which was published in English in the following year. The text printed below was delivered as a speech at a recent literary conference in Paris.

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