Collected Poems of Lorca
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Collected Poems of Lorca

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A revised edition of this major writer's complete poetical work

And I who was walking
with the earth at my waist,
saw two snowy eagles
and a naked girl.
The one was the other
and the girl was neither.
-from "Qasida of the Dark Doves"

Federico Garc a Lorca is the greatest poet of twentieth-century Spain and one of the world's most influential modernist writers. Christopher Maurer, a leading Garc a Lorca scholar and editor, has substantially revised FSG's earlier edition of the collected poems of this charismatic and complicated figure, who-as Maurer says in his illuminating introduction-"spoke unforgettably of all that most interests us: the otherness of nature, the demons of personal identity and artistic creation, sex, childhood, and death."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 990 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 47.75mm | 1,406g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Illovo, South Africa
  • Spanish
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 0374526915
  • 9780374526917
  • 103,714

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"[The translations are] both ingenious and accurate, setting a very high standard for translation of verse from Spanish." --Michael Wood, The New York Review of Books
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About Federico Garcia Lorca

Federico Garc a Lorca, one of Spain's greatest poets and dramatists, was born in a village near Granada in 1898 and was murdered in 1936, at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. FSG Classics presents his finest work in Collected Poems, Poet in New York, Selected Verse, and Three Plays: Blood Wedding; Yerma; The House of Bernarda Alba.
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