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The volume chronicles how in their poetic skirmishes they sharpened and shaped each other's work - Garcia Lorca defending his verses of absence and elegy and his love of tradition while Dali argued for his theories of "Clarity" and "Holy Objectivity" and the unsettling logic of Surrealism. Christopher Maurer's masterful prologue and selection of letters, texts, and images (many generously provided by the Fundacion Gala-Salvador Dali and the Fundacion Federico Garcia Lorca) offer compelling and intimate insights into the lives and work of two iconic artists. The two men had a "tragic, passionate relationship," Dali once wrote - a friendship pierced by the arrows of Saint Sebastian.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780967880884
ISBN-10: 0967880882
Format: Hardback
(237mm x 165mm x 25mm)
Pages: 220
Imprint: Swan Isle Press
Publisher: Swan Isle Press
Publish Date: 24-May-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Salvador Dali

Christopher Maurer, a professor of Spanish literature, is the editor of Garcia Lorca's Collected Poems, the author of Fortune's Favorite Child: The Uneasy Life of Walter Anderson, and has published extensively on sixteenth-, seventeenth-, and twentieth-century Spanish poetry.

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