Federico García Lorca

Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca, known as Federico García Lorca (5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936) was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27. The Generation of '27 was a group consisting of mostly poets who introduced the tenets of European movements (such as symbolism, futurism, and surrealism) into Spanish literature. He was executed by Nationalist forces at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. His body has never been found. In 2008, a Spanish judge opened an investigation into Lorca's death. The García Lorca family eventually dropped objections to the excavation of a potential gravesite near Alfacar, but no human remains were found. According to Spanish naming customs, a person usually uses their father's surname as their main surname. As García is a very widely used name, García Lorca is often referred to by his mother's less-common surname, Lorca. However, by Spanish rules, his name should always be alphabetized under G.






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Blood Wedding

Federico García Lorca - Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Publisher presentation: a fatherless young man who is deeply attached to his mother is going to marry an immature woman. He is the only surviving man of a family that has been involved in a blood feud. Unfortunately, his future wife is the ex-girlfriend of Leonardo, a member of the opposing family. She is still madly in love with him but he is married and the father of a boy. While the wedding...
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Pour tous les jours

Summer

To my acquaintances

Easy to read

Great classic

Less than 10$

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The House of Bernarda Alba

Federico García Lorca - Publisher : Methuen Publishing

The play centers on the events of a house in Andalusia during a period of mourning, in which Bernarda Alba (aged 60) wields total control over her five daughters Angustias (39 years old), Magdalena (30), Amelia (27), Martirio, (24), and Adela (20). The housekeeper (La Poncia) and Bernarda's elderly mother (María Josefa) also live there.The deliberate exclusion of any male character from the...
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For the week-ends

Spring

To my female lover

enough easy to read

Great classic

Less than 10$

A few hours









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Poet in New-York

Federico García Lorca - Publisher : Grove Press

Publisher presentation:Federico García Lorca arrived in New York on the 24th of June 1929 and stayed there until the 4th of March 1930. He wanted to leave behind him a suffocating life and found the oppression of mechanization, the metallic barbarity of the crowd’s unawareness. Thus, he let his subconscious get into Pandora's Box and wrote a surrealistic book on a world turning mad. His...
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Between two things to do

Winter

To my parents in-law

enough easy to read

Great classic

Between 10 and 20$

A few days






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