Heritage

of the Publishers and the Published of Catalonia

Barcelona, 1984-

Empúries


(Updated 15/03/2016)

Empúries was founded in 1984 by Xavier Folch i Recasens, a cultural activist; Miquel Horta, a businessman; Enric Folch, an editor; and Pere Portabella, a filmmaker. This publishing house was founded with the intention of sharing the most prominent Catalan and world literature by both celebrated and young authors. Its painstaking translations, meticulous editing, focus on high-quality works and works with a small audience, and its choice of a variety of genres are the strong points of this publishing house, which already has more than 1,000 titles.

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In November 2014, Edicions 62 agreed to deposit the collections from Edicions 62 and Editorial Empúries in the Biblioteca de Catalunya. This archive, which includes records of literary works, contains the originals (handwritten or typed, galley proofs, corrected proofs, etc.) of many of the works published.

Catalogue of publishers from the Bergnes de las Casas collection (Biblioteca de Catalunya)

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Website of Editorial Empúries


Editorial Empúries. Catàleg general 1984-2004. Barcelona: Editorial Empúries, 2004.

Llanas, Manuel. L'Edició a Catalunya. Segle XX, els darrers trenta anys. Barcelona: Gremi d'Editors de Catalunya, 2007.