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The ingenious gentleman and poet Federico García Lorca ascends to hell

Author: Carlos Rojas; Edith Grossman
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2013.
Series: Margellos world republic of letters book.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carlos Rojas uses a fantastic premise--Garcia Lorca in hell--to reexamine the poet's life and speculate on alternatives to his tragic end. Rojas conjures a profoundly original world.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Federico García Lorca
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Rojas; Edith Grossman
ISBN: 9780300167764 0300167768
OCLC Number: 809420855
Description: xii, 203 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Spiral --
The Arrest --
Destiny --
The Trial
Series Title: Margellos world republic of letters book.
Other Titles: Ingenioso hidalgo y poeta Federico García Lorca asciende a los infiernos.
Responsibility: Carlos Rojas ; translated by Edith Grossman.

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An imaginative novel that features Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca who is murdered by Francoist rebels in August 1936 and finds himself in an inferno that somehow resembles Breughel's Tower of  Read more...

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"Mr. Rojas includes a number of shrewd homages to his subject, from echoes of poems to the kind of story-within-a-story structures that Lorca used in his dramas. But more important, this moving Read more...

 
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