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ISBN-10: 0822324172

ISBN-13: 9780822324171

Edition: 1999

Authors: Rafael Campo, Federico Garc�a Lorca

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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 9/10/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Rafael Campo, author of two books of poetry, teaches and practices medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Beth Israel Hospital of Boston.

Garcia Lorca is perhaps the best known of modern Spanish writers, partly because of his brutal execution outside Granada by Franco's army at the beginning of the civil war, but primarily because of his genius for poetry and drama. In 1928 Lorca published Gypsy Ballads, which won him immediate success and is considered one of the most important volumes of poetry of the century. Attracted to the gypsies for their exotic folklore, sexual vitality, and their status as a group on the fringe of Spanish society, Lorca enlarged the gypsy people and their traditions to mythical proportions. Nature takes on human form while reality acquires a dreamlike quality in this powerful transformation of the…    

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Madonna and Child
Night Inexpressible
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Baby Pictures
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Darkest Purple
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A Death Perplexing
Small Comfort
Drawing Blood
The X Files
Opposites Attract
My Reasoning
Three Recent Films
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Last Rites
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