Drames rurals - 1902
Ombrívoles - 1904
La Mare-Balena -
molta - 1949
Jubileu - 1951
El llibre nou - 1898
El llibre blanc - 1905
Marines - 1928
Contrallums - 1930
Solitud - 1905
Un film (300 metres) - 1926
El cant dels mesos
Llibre Blanc - Policromi - Tríptic - 1905
Quatre monòlegs -
Teatre inèdit (published in 1967)
De civisme i
civilitat - 1917
Sensacions d'Empúries - 1923
Mosaic - 1946
Born in l'Escala (Alt
Empordà) in the year 1869 into a family of rural
Her cultural education, basically self-taught, was oriented to the
artistic aspects she preferred, specially the literature and the painting.
Caterina Albert started to publish some writings in the magazine "l'Esquella de la Torratxa"
with the pseudonymous Virgili Alacseal at a very young age.
Her works are influenced by the literary movements of her youngness: the
Modernisme (Art Nouveau) in its first period, with
works as Solitud (1905) - a capital work of the
Catalan literary Art Nouveau - and at the end of her life, the
As a result of the scandal of her writing "La infanticida" (The
infanticide) presented to the Floral Games of Olot in 1898, in which he
shown an analysis of the a woman exploited by a primitive and rural
society, he adopted the pseudonym of Víctor Català.
The theatre was one of the big passions of Caterina Albert, instead of
this is one of her more unknown aspects. Her works are regrouped in "Quatre
monòlegs" (1902) and Teatre inèdit (1967).
Her poetic works are, as her theatre, not very much known, and is
basically composed of tragic monologs with romantic influences.
Her works in prose are recognized as ones of most importants in Catalan
language. In addition of "Solitud", other works are
"Drames rurals" (1902), "Ombrívoles" (1904) and
"Caires vius" (1907).
From 1917, her works take a new orientation to the naturalism with texts
as the novel "Un film (300 metres)" (1926) and other writings as
"Contrallums" (1930) and "Jubileu" (1951) who is the
The most common aspects of the Caterina Albert works are developed in
rural ambiances with cruel people dominated by fatalism. This tendency is
broken at the end of her work, specially in "Jubileu", developed
into a city (Barcelona) shown more refined ambiences and the nostalgia of
Caterina Albert died in her native town in the year 1966.