László F. Földényi (1952) writer, essayist. From 1988 until 1991 he lived in Germany, Berlin, and from 2001 to 2002 he was invited as Fellow-in-Residence by the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Wassenaar). His books on literature, art and the history of ideas have been translated over ten languages. He won different literary prizes, among others the prestigious Leipziger Buchpreis zur Europäischen Verständigung (2020). In 2009 he was elected as member of the “Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung”, Germany; in 2015 he became a member of the same Academy. He lives in Budapest, where he is professor and held the chair of theory of art at the University of Theatre, Film and Television till 2021.
His books in Spanish: Melancolía, Galaxia Gutenberg, Barcelona, 1996 (Second edition: 2008); Dostoyevski lee a Hegel en Siberia y rompe a llorar, Galaxia Gutenberg, Barcelona, 2003; El sudario de Verónica, Galaxia Gutenberg, Barcelona, 2005; Goya y el abismo del alma, Galaxia Gutenberg, Barcelona, 2008; Los espacios de la muerte viviente. Kafka, De Chirico y los demás, Galaxia Gutenberg, Barcelona, 2018.