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Celia governess in America, was first published in 1944, and is one of the most important titles in the Celia and her world collection.

The bookish girl in the first volumes of the series is now a young adult, exiled in Argentina, testifying to the disappearance of the voice of the generation of writers active before the Spanish civil war and protagonists of republican feminism, who left their country in 1939, like Elena Fortún herself, leaving behind a modernity truncated by war and dictatorship.

The sisters Yunga and Beba and little Walter will now receive the stories, songs and lessons of a governess Celia in the institutionalist line so fervently defended by Elena Fortún.

Temporarily free from family ties, Celia offers an objective view of a hostile environment. Before returning home and to the family environment, epiphanies about love, women, independence and writing will nest in his heart.

Elena Fortún (Madrid, 1886-1952). Creator of the famous novels of Celia, the most emblematic children's character in Spanish literature, she began to publish the adventures of this girl from Madrid who wanted to be a writer in 1928 in the children's supplement Gente Menuda. Through his experiences and those of the other protagonists of the saga.

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Celia governess in America, was first published in 1944, and is one of the most important titles in the Celia and her world collection.

The bookish girl in the first volumes of the series is now a young adult, exiled in Argentina, testifying to the disappearance of the voice of the generation of writers active before the Spanish civil war and protagonists of republican feminism, who left their country in 1939, like Elena Fortún herself, leaving behind a modernity truncated by war and dictatorship.

The sisters Yunga and Beba and little Walter will now receive the stories, songs and lessons of a governess Celia in the institutionalist line so fervently defended by Elena Fortún.

Temporarily free from family ties, Celia offers an objective view of a hostile environment. Before returning home and to the family environment, epiphanies about love, women, independence and writing will nest in his heart.

Elena Fortún (Madrid, 1886-1952). Creator of the famous novels of Celia, the most emblematic children's character in Spanish literature, she began to publish the adventures of this girl from Madrid who wanted to be a writer in 1928 in the children's supplement Gente Menuda. Through his experiences and those of the other protagonists of the saga.