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Manuel Angel Conejero

literature educator , organization administrator

Manuel Angel Conejero, Spanish cultural organization administrator, English literature educator. Member International Shakespeare Association (executive committee), International Association Professors of English, International Association History of Rhetoric (member steering committee consortium for coordinator of European perf. & theatre studies).

Background

Conejero, Manuel Angel was born on March 5, 1943 in Valencia, Spain. Son of Vicente and Delfina (Tomas) Conejero.

Education

Master of Arts English Literature, University Valencia, 1965, Doctor of Philosophy in English, 1974.

Career

Lecturer, researcher English literature University Valencia, 1965-1979, professor English literature, since 1979. Professor Rhetoric and Drama, University Madrid. Director Shakespeare Institute, 1978-1985.

Director general National Theatre, Spain, 1982-1983. President, translator Shakespeare Foundation Spain, since 1985. President Encuentros Shakespeare, since 1972.

Director Palau de la Musica i Congressos, Valencia, 1987-1990, 91-93. Director International Center Research of Theatre, University Complutense, Madrid, since 1994. Artistic director Theatres Generalitat Valenciana, since 1995.

Named Honorary Officer of the Order British Empire, 1990, 91.

Works

  • Author: Shakespeare, orden y caos, 1973 Eros Adolescente, 1980. La Escena, el Sueño, y la Palabra, 1983, Rhetoric, Theatre and Translation, 1991, Hamlet from Hamlet, 1994. Playwright: Dioses Nocturnos, 1995, Tres Nobles Amigos, 1996, El Actor y la Palabra, 1996, Hamlet en el Espejo, 1996.

    General editor, translator: Obras Completas de Shakespeare, since 1980, En Torno a Shakespeare, volunteer I, 1980, volunteer II, 1982, volunteer III, 1987, vols. IV and V, 1993

  • general editor, tranlator Ausias March into English verse volunteer I, 1988, volunteer II, 1990, volunteer III, 1993. Translator in Spanish Pirandello's Sei Personaggi in cerca d'autore, 1980, Saroyan's The Time of Your LIfe, 1982, Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, 1983, Williams's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 1995.

Membership

Member International Shakespeare Association (executive committee), International Association Professors of English, International Association History of Rhetoric (member steering committee consortium for coordinator of European perf. & theatre studies).

Connections

Married Consuelo Lopez Reyes, October 29, 1964. Children: Marta, David, Miguel, Pablo.

father:
Vicente Conejero

mother:
Delfina (Tomas) Conejero

spouse:
Consuelo Lopez Reyes

children:
Marta Conejero

David Conejero

Miguel Conejero

Pablo Conejero