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In Search of Duende

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In Search of Duende by Federico Garcia Lorca
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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.

Author Biography

Federico Garcia 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.
Release date Australia
March 30th, 2010
Contributor
Edited by Christopher Maurer
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
Second Edition
Imprint
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Pages
128
Dimensions
117x178x13
ISBN-13
9780811218559
Product ID
3835653

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