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The selected poems of Federico García Lorca

Author: Federico García Lorca; Francisco García Lorca; Donald Allen
Publisher: New York : New Directions Books, 2005.
Series: New Directions paperbook, 1010.
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"This selection has been the introduction for generations of American readers to the mesmerizing poems of Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1937). Lorca is admired the world over for the lyricism, immediacy and clarity of his poetry, as well as for his ability to encompass techniques of the symbolist movement with deeper psychological shadings. Most of all, Lorca's poems are admired for their beauty. Undercurrents of his  Read more...
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Named Person: Federico García Lorca; Federico García Lorca
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Federico García Lorca; Francisco García Lorca; Donald Allen
ISBN: 9780811216227 0811216225
OCLC Number: 57557440
Notes: Includes index.
"New Directions book."
Description: xxi, 186 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: From Libro de Poemas (1921) : The old lizard ; Ballad of the little square ; The interrupted concert ; Ballad of the water of the sea --
From Poema del Came Jondo (1921), Poema de la Saeta : Archers ; Night ; Seville ; Procession ; Paso ; Arrow ; Balcony ; Early morning --
From Primeras Canciones (1922) : Variations ; Half moon ; Adam ; Pause of the clock --
From Canciones (1921-1924) : Schematic nocturne ; Fable ; Snail ; The lizard is crying ; A song sung ; Silly song ; Song of the rider (1860) ; Rider's song ; It is true ; Tree, tree ; The moon rising ; The street of the mutes ; He died at dawn ; The spinster at mass ; In Malaga ; The little mute boy ; The little mad boy ; Farewell ; Suicide ; Narcissus ; In another mode ; Useless song ; Two sailors on the beach ; Desire of a statue --
Song of the barren orange tree --
From Romancero Gitano (1924-1927) : Somnambule ballad ; The faithless wife ; Saint Raphael (Córdoba) ; The death of Antoñito el Camborio ; Ballad of one doomed to die ; Ballad of the Spanish civil guard ; The martyrdom of Saint Eulalia ; Thamar and Amnon --
From Poeta en Nueva York (1929-1930) : Fable and round of the three friends ; Your childhood in Menton ; The King of Harlem ; The dawn ; Ode to Walt Whitman --
Llanto pot Ignacio Sánchez Mejías (1935) : Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías --
From Seis Poemas Galegos (1935) : Madrigal to the city of Santiago ; Dance of the moon in Santiago --
From Diván del Tarmarit (1936) : Gacela of unforeseen love ; Gacela of the terrible presence ; Gacela of desperate love ; Gacela of the dead child ; Gacela of the bitter root ; Gacela of the dark death ; Gacela of the flight ; Gacela of the morning market ; Casida of the boy wounded by the water ; Casida of the lament ; Casida of the branches ; Casida of the reclining woman ; Casida of the golden girl ; Casida of the dark doves --
Chronology.
Series Title: New Directions paperbook, 1010.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: edited by Francisco García Lorca and Donald M. Allen ; introduction by W.S. Merwin.
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"This selection has been the introduction for generations of American readers to the mesmerizing poems of Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1937). Lorca is admired the world over for the lyricism, immediacy and clarity of his poetry, as well as for his ability to encompass techniques of the symbolist movement with deeper psychological shadings. Most of all, Lorca's poems are admired for their beauty. Undercurrents of his major influences - Spanish folk traditions of his native Andalusia and Granada, gypsy ballads, and surrealists Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel - stream throughout Lorca's work."--Jacket.

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