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House of Bernarda Alba

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ISBN-10: 1854594591

ISBN-13: 9781854594594

Edition: 1999

Authors: Federico Garc�a Lorca, Rona Munro

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The House of Bernarda Alba is the tragic tale of the destruction of Alba's family following the death of her husband. The play explores the darkness at the heart of repression, be it social, political, religious or sexual.
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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.132

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…