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by Federico García Lorca,Greg Simon,Steven F. White,Christopher Maurer

Poet in New York (Poetical Works of Federico Garcia Lorca) download ebook
ISBN:
0374520836
ISBN13:
978-0374520830
Author:
Federico García Lorca,Greg Simon,Steven F. White,Christopher Maurer
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 1, 1988)
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Pages:
328 pages
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1416 kb
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1865 kb
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Poetry
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4.1

Written while Federico García Lorca was a student at Columbia University in 1929-30, Poet in New York is one of the most important books . Simon and White have recreated magnificently this pivotal work by the Spanish poet.

Written while Federico García Lorca was a student at Columbia University in 1929-30, Poet in New York is one of the most important books Lorca produced. At last, a translation of Lorca that succeeds.

Federico García 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 i. . 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. In his in-depth preface; Maurer, the translator of many of the poems, helps the reader understand what the poet feels. One person found this helpful.

Garcia Lorca's long out-of-print poetic sequence about New York City, newly . An auspicious beginning to a planned three-volume series of Lorca's poetical works. A splendid little book of poems by Federico Garcia Lorca. What more can I say??!!!! Let's have more of this.

Written during the Spanish playwright's nine-month stopover in 1929-30, and steeped in surrealistic technique, his unrelentingly negative antihymn reads the urban condition as symbolic of our culture's materialistic corruption of love and its degradation of nature.

Poeta en Nueva York). Federico Garcia Lorca. Translated by. Pablo Medina and Mark Statman. Federico Garcia Lorca spent a critical nine months in New York (June 1929-March 1930), and created from the experience an indelible work of art, an agonized spiritual tribute to the urban milieu, a ferocious testament. Lorca was extremely energized and deeply appalled by the city he discovered-its "extrahuman architecture and furious rhythm," its "geometry and anguish"-and the work he left behind still carries a sense of shock and surprise, a weird feeling of recognition, after all this time.

Federico Garcia Lorca.

Lorca’s stay in the United States and Cuba yielded Poeta en Nueva York (published 1940; Poet in New York), a.

Lorca’s stay in the United States and Cuba yielded Poeta en Nueva York (published 1940; Poet in New York), a series of poems whose dense, at times hallucinatory images, free-verse lines, and thematic preoccupation with urban decay and social injustice mark an audacious departure from Lorca’s previous work. The collection is redolent of Charles Baudelaire, Edgar Allan Poe, .

Complete summary of Federico Garcia Lorca's The Poetical Works of Federico García Lorca. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Poetical Works of Federico García Lorca. Publishing a compilation of almost all of Lorca’s poems in Spanish and English is itself an accomplishment-but the real triumph would be to present such a compilation with translations that matched Lorca’s own ideals of poetic inspiration.

The work of Federico Garcia Lorca, Spain's greatest modern poet, has long been admired for its emotional intensity and metaphorical brilliance.

Federico Garcia Lorca, born in Granada in 1898, is widely seen as Spain's greatest modern poet. The work of Federico Garcia Lorca, Spain's greatest modern poet, has long been admired for its emotional intensity and metaphorical brilliance.

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Written while Federico García Lorca was a student at Columbia University in 1929–30, Poet in New York is one of the most important books he produced, and certainly one of the most important books ever published about New York City. Indeed, it is a book that changed the direction of poetry in both Spain and the Americas, a pathbreaking and defining work of modern literature.

I’m familiar with the basic outline of his biography &mdash born in 1898, gained a name as a young poet of some notoriety, died at the hands of General Franco’s forces in 1936. His time in New York was connected to his attending Columbia University, which was apparently all of one semester.

Composed while the poet was a student at Columbia University in 1929 and 1930, this book expressed the young Lorca's amazed and indignant reaction to the vastness, brutality and loneliness of the American megalopolis. Photographs.
Reviews:
  • Kazijora
I was thrilled to recieve this edition.... Not only did it include the edited introduction by Christopher Maurer......giving a comprehensive background of the author's life as he composed these great works..... but also included a series of letters that the poet wrote home during this same period..... that give an entirely different perspective on the man...... and his work. The man's life was troubled.... his poems deep ... and often dark..... but his letters reveal the joy with which he percieved/embraced ... his life experience........ I am delighted by this aquisition!!!
  • allegro
A splendid little book of poems by Federico Garcia Lorca. What more can I say???!!!! Let's have more of this
  • Kulalbine
This is a great book with very good translations of Lorca's most surreal poetry. I would recommend it to anyone.
  • Morad
I bought it as a present to my husband. He loves it. The book was in very good condition. We always go back to Amazon
to find the things tat are difficult to find and most of the times we find them.
  • Slowly writer
This is an amazing book of poems that I will cherish for years to come! Thanks
  • Mr Freeman
Great book, came on time, well shipped and came in great conditions.

Excellent

I would recommend it to any Lorca fan
  • Linn
I HAVBE A FEW OF PABLO NERUDA AND LORCA IS VERY DIFFERENT. IT'S OK.
The writing is rich and lyrical proper of the author the great FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA!!!