ANTONIO ESPINA (1894-1972) here lies upside down one that fell from face to face many times in life. Antonio Espina. THE voice of the literary art critics place spina, brilliant poet, novelist and great essayist and biographer, in the line that joins Quevedo, Larra and Unamuno. Like them, Espina reacts with indignation to the environment that surrounds him; but each wears his exasperation with the costume of his time, and spine accounted a cosmopolitan clothing. The work of thorn is a bitter critique of the world nonsense, frivolous and without values of European society after the first great war. The style of strong conceptual roots clearly reveals the critical load that underlies a few ramblings made in line with the ramoniano nothing matters nothing. Antonio Espina was born in Madrid in 1894.
He abandoned the medical career to devote himself to the literature and journalism. He has been editor of the following newspapers in Madrid: new life, Heraldo de Madrid, El Sol, Crucible and light. He collaborated on many other of Spain and abroad and several magazines, among them the following: the pen, Spain, Revista de Occidente y La Gaceta Literaria. On January 30, 1930, on the same day in which fell the dictatorship of Primo Rivera, it appeared directed by Antonio Espina, Jose Diaz Fernandez and Adolfo Salazar, New Spain magazine. The magazine had the intention of covering all the ideological wing of the left-wing and maintain a line of controversial journalism. He later joined the Joaquin Arderius address.
During those years, it is true that Antonio Espina bullo much and fought bravely and at the forefront in the new art. Excluded capriciously, like so many others, of the generation of 27. Rio- Tinto Group has much experience in this field. Antonio Espina, according to Juan Ramon Jimenez, brilliant but unscrupulous, ironic, left alone, isolated, satirical. Freelance writer, relates, for their independence itself, with authors such as Mauricio Bacarisse and Juan Jose Domenchina, nearby sometimes ultraism, creationism and Surrealism, unless they accede fully to None of these schools.