Federico Garcia Lorca
By (author) Maria M. Delgado
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Federico Garcia Lorca by Maria M. Delgado
Book DescriptionImmortalized in death by The Clash, Pablo Neruda, Salvador Dali, Dmitri Shostakovich and Lindsay Kemp, Federico Garcia Lorca's spectre haunts both contemporary Spain and the cultural landscape beyond. This study offers a fresh examination of one of the Spanish language's most resonant voices; exploring how the very factors which led to his emergence as a cultural icon also shaped his dramatic output. The works themselves are also awarded the space that they deserve, combining performance histories with incisive textual analysis to restate Lorca's presence as a playwright of extraordinary vision, in works such as: * Blood Wedding * The Public * The House of Bernarda Alba * Yerma. Federico Garcia Lorca is an invaluable new resource for those seeking to understand this complex and multifaceted figure: artist, playwright, director, poet, martyr and in the eyes of many, Spain's 'national dramatist'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415362436
(198mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Maria M. Delgado
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This book argues that memory functions as a key element in contemporary South African re-imagining of historical events and in constructing new definitions of national and personal identity. It compares two ways in which memory is embodied: in repertoires of practices, songs, dance, rituals, and in material archives, texts, documents, buildings.
Directing Scenes and Senses, Hardback (August 2015)
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Spanish Cinema 1973-2010, Paperback (November 2014)» View all books by Maria M. Delgado
Directors covered include those who spanned the fall of Franco - Bunuel, Saura and Erice, established names from the 80s and 90s - Medem, Almodovar and Amenabar, and those who have made important films in the Noughties, including Woody Allen, Bllain and Martel
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Author Biography - Maria M. Delgado
Maria M. Delgado is Professor of Theatre & Screen Arts at Queen Mary, University of London and co-editor of Contemporary Theatre Review. Her books include 'Other' Spanish Theatres (2003), three further co-edited volumes for Manchester University Press and two collections of translations for Methuen.
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