During the decisive years of his youth, the poet of the Cantico Juan Bernier group (La Carlota, 1911 - Córdoba, 1989) wrote an intimate and secret diary that is published in full in this volume for the first time. The fact that he kept it hidden until shortly before his death, when he decided to correct it for later publication, is an indication of the radical sincerity with which he took refuge in these pages during the dark times of the war and the postwar Spanish. Times lucidly described by a freethinking and homosexual intellectual of the stature of Juan Bernier.
The death surprised its author shortly before concluding the correction of this passionate autobiographical work, which constitutes a proof of its consideration of it as an artistic work, as well as its desire that finally be edited which, strictly speaking, is his first literary work. In it, along with Bernier, are...read more