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The notion of "duende"--a demonic earth spirit embodying irrationality, earthiness, and a heightened awareness of death--became a cornerstone of Lorca's poetics. In Search of Duende gathers Lorca's writings about the duende and three art forms susceptible to it: dance, music, and the bullfight. A bilingual sampling of Lorca's poetry is also included, making this an excellent introduction to Lorca's poetry and prose for American readers.

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An excellent compilation of Lorca's poetry and prose, emphasizing Lorca's notion of the duende, the "earth spirit of irrationality and death."

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An excellent compilation of Lorca"s poetry and prose, emphasizing Lorca"s notion of the duende, the 'earth spirit of irrationality and death.'

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Spain’s great poet and playwright is being rediscovered.One of the greatest poets Spain has ever produced.

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The notion of 'duende"a demonic earth spirit embodying irrationality, earthiness, and a heightened awareness of death'"became a cornerstone of Lorca"s poetics. In Search of Duendegathers Lorca"s writings about the duende and three art forms susceptible to it: dance, music, and the bullfight. A bilingual sampling of Lorca"s poetry is also included, making this an excellent introduction to Lorca"s poetry and prose for American readers.

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Federico García Lorca (1898-1937) was born in Granada, Spain. A poet and playwright (Blood Wedding, The House of Bernarda Alba), he was killed by the Falangists in Spain during the Spanish Civil War.

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ISBN:
9780811218559
Author:
Garcia Lorca, Federico
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Translator:
Di Giovanni, Norman
Editor:
Maurer, Christopher
Author:
Maurer, Christopher
Author:
Lorca, Federico Garcia
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Aesthetics
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
New Directions Pearls
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7 x 4 x 1 in

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"Synopsis" by , An excellent compilation of Lorca's poetry and prose, emphasizing Lorca's notion of the duende, the "earth spirit of irrationality and death."
"Synopsis" by , An excellent compilation of Lorca"s poetry and prose, emphasizing Lorca"s notion of the duende, the 'earth spirit of irrationality and death.'
"Synopsis" by , Spain’s great poet and playwright is being rediscovered.One of the greatest poets Spain has ever produced.
"Synopsis" by , The notion of 'duende"a demonic earth spirit embodying irrationality, earthiness, and a heightened awareness of death'"became a cornerstone of Lorca"s poetics. In Search of Duendegathers Lorca"s writings about the duende and three art forms susceptible to it: dance, music, and the bullfight. A bilingual sampling of Lorca"s poetry is also included, making this an excellent introduction to Lorca"s poetry and prose for American readers.
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