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The Selected Poems (New Directions Paperbook)

The Selected Poems (New Directions Paperbook)


the chosen Poems of Federico García Lorca has brought generations of yankee readers to captivating poetry when you consider that 1955. Lorca (1898-1937) is popular world wide for the lyricism, immediacy and readability of his poetry, in addition to for his skill to surround suggestions of the symbolist stream with deeper mental shadings. yet Lorca's poems are, such a lot of all, well-known for his or her attractiveness. Undercurrents of his significant influences--Spanish folks traditions from his local Andalusia and Granada, gypsy ballads, and his associates the surrealists Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel--stream all through Lorca's paintings. Poets represented the following as translators are as assorted as Stephen Spender, Langston Hughes, Ben Belitt, William Jay Smith, and W.S. Merwin.

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