Miguel Delibes Setién was a Spanish novelist, journalist and newspaper editor associated with the Generation of '36 movement. From 1975 until his death, he was a member of the Royal Spanish Academy, where he occupied chair "e".He studied commerce and law and began his career as a columnist and later journalist at the El Norte de Castilla. He would later head this newspaper before gradually devoting himself exclusively to the novel.
Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (29 September 1864 – 31 December 1936) was a Spanish essayist, novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher, and Greek professor and later rector at the University of Salamanca. His major philosophical essay was The Tragic Sense of Life (1913), and his most famous novel was Abel Sánchez: The History of a Passion (1917), a modern exploration of the Cain and Abel story.
Antonio Machado was a Spanish poet and one of the leading figures of the Spanish literary movement known as the Generation of '98. He turned away from the hermetic esthetic principles of post-symbolism and cultivated the dynamic openness of social realism. Like his socially-conscious colleagues of the Generation of 98, he emerged from his solitude to contemplate Spain's historical landscape with a sympathetic yet unindulgent eye.