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This Spanish playwright, poet, novelist, and columnist is one of that country's best-selling authors. Characters in Gala's literature are marginalized by society: they include women, homosexuals, prostitutes, and Muslims, among others. Some works are set in the historical past but represent current national situations. His prose contains lyrical elements, symbols, and references to myths
Published in World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Maureen Ihrie and Salvador Oropesa. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2011. Volume 2. pages 405-06.