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Collected here in one bilingual edition are new translations of four small books of poems that were published during Federico Garcia Lorca's lifetime and span his most creative years. First Songs, poems inspired by the Andalusian countryside are comparable in style and theme to those in his masterpiece Poem of the Deep Song. This charming little book was given by Lorca to ...more
Paperback, 90 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by City Lights Publishers
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A collection of Lorca's poems with more than competent translation. There are four books reprinted within, including his meditations of homosexuality, and my personal favorite, his cycle (?-not sure that's the right term)of elegiatic poems for his friend, bullfighter Ignacio Sanchez Mojis.
Born in Fuente Vaqueros, Granada, Spain, June 5 1898; died near Granada, August 19 1936, García Lorca is one of Spain's most deeply appreciated and highly revered poets and dramatists. His murder by the Nationalists at the start of the Spanish civil war brought sudden international fame, accompanied by an excess of political rhetoric which led a later generation to question his merits; after the i ...moreMore about Federico García Lorca