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country of citizenship: Spain
language of expression: Catalan, Spanish
educated at: University of Barcelona
occupation: writer, screenwriter, literary critic, university teacher, philologist, politician, librettist
award received: Premi d'Honor de les Lletres Catalanes, Saint George's Cross, Gold Letter, Serra d'Or Critics Award, premi Trajectòria, Prix Méditerranée, Premi de la Crítica de narrativa catalana, Premi Ciutat de Barcelona de literatura en llengua catalana, Prudenci Bertrana Prize, Joan Crexells award, Premi Sant Jordi de novel·la, Premi El setè cel de Salt, Premi de Narrativa Maria Àngels Anglada, Jaume Fuster Award
Jaume Cabré i Fabré (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈʒawmə kəˈβɾe]; born 1947) is a Catalan philologist, novelist and screenwriter. He was one of the founders of the Catalan literary collective, Ofèlia Dracs.He was born in Terrassa. He graduated in Catalan Philology from the University of Barcelona, is a high-school teacher on leave of absence, professor at the University of Lleida, and a member of the Philological Section of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans.
During many years he has combined literary writing with teaching. He has also worked in television and cinematographic scriptwriting. He collaborated with Joaquim Maria Puyal as creator and scriptwriter of the first Catalan television series: La Granja (1989–1992), followed by other shows like Estació d'Enllaç (1994–1998), Crims (2000) and the made-for-television movies La dama blanca (1987), Nines russes (2003) and Sara (2003). He also wrote, together with Jaume Fuster, Vicenç Villatoro and Antoni Verdaguer, the script for Antoni Verdaguer's films La teranyina (1990), based on his novel, and Havanera (1993).
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Novel·la de Jaume Cabré, publicada l’any 1984.wd:Q86351539
author: Jaume Cabré