JULIEN BENDA (1867-1956) do more to stay in the line that drew us these elder brothers, continue in the direction of the true intellectualism, contributing, with all our soul, the tribute of our accession to the Government of Republican Spain, which today lies the tragic honour to represent the cause of Justice and freedom against the eternal powers of obscurantism. Julien Benda. Speech at the II Congress of writers. THE voice of an intellectual loyal the writer and philosopher Julien Benda, famous author of La Trahison des clercs (treason of the intellectuals, 1927), along with Andre Malraux, Andre Chamson, Louis Aragon, Claude Aveline, Tristan Tzara, and Rene Bloch, were the French representatives who attended the II Congress of writers convened by the International Alliance of antifascist intellectuals that gathered in Valenciain July 1937, Jose Bergamin, Corpus Barga, Antonio Machado, Pablo Neruda, Fernando de los Rios, Ramon J. Sender, Vicente Huidobro, Octavio Paz, Carlos Pellicer, Jose Mancisidor, Juan Marinello Vidaurreta, Nicolas Guillen, Alejo Carpentier, Raul Gonzalez Tunon, Pablo Rojas Paz, Cayetano Cordova Iturburu, Elena Garro, Bertolt Brecht, Ludwig Renn, Theodor Balk, Willy Bredel, Egon Erwin Kisch, Heinrich Mann, Maria Osten, Anna Segher, Kurt Stern, Gustav Regler, Erich Weinet, Ilia Ehrenburg, Ernest Hemingway, Cesar Vallejo, Rafael Dieste, Rafael Alberti, two John Passos, Martin Andersen-Nexo, UStephen Spender, Emilio Prados, Maria Teresa Leon, Arturo Serrano Plaja, Juan Gil-Albert, Herrera Petere, Lorenzo Varela, Miguel Hernandez, Ramon Gaya, Pascual Pla and Beltran, Jef Last, Malcolm Cowley, Fedor Kelyin, etc. The Mexican writer Elena Garro told us: -guys, sorry.
‘ We walk very scarce accommodation and how they are the youngest – and led us to a hostel, in which the rooms were divided by hanging sheets. Get dressed as God intended. Ponte necktie!, le said at peace. Tie?, do tie? You are going to cause me fusilen, you answered. It was an opinion. Vicente Huidobro, Julien Benda, Andre Chamson, Claude Aveline and up to the same Ilia Ehremburg wore tie In his famous work, Benda denounced what have been called the betrayal of the clercs, i.