Item description for Romancero gitano--Llanto por Ignacio Sánchez Mejías by Federico Garcia Lorca...
El miembro mas conocido de la generacin del 27, Gara Lorca cometi la audacia de acercarse a la literatura popular para incorporarla al proyecto del grupo de escritores espaoles que se haban dado a la tarea de fortalecer y hacer ms rica la poesa y el ensayo. Romancero gitano es una particular visin de una pica y un sentimiento del pueblo ms libre, ms romntico y ms aventurero.
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Frederico Garcia Lorca was born in Fuente Vaqueros, near Granada, in 1898. He established himself as the most popular Spanish playwright of his day. His plays include The Butterfly's Evil Spell (1920), Mariana Pineda (1927), The Shoemaker's Wonderful Wife (1930), Blood Wedding (1933), The Love of Don Perlimpin (1933), Yerma (1934), When Five Years Pass (1936) and The House of Bernada Alba (1936). Better known for his poetry, his books of poems include Books of Poems (1921), First Songs (1927), Songs (1927), Gypsy Ballads (1928) and Poem of Deep Song (1931).
Ted Hughes (1930-98) wrote more than forty books of poetry, prose, and translation, including his version of the Oresteia of Aeschylus and the Alcestis of Euripides. He served as Poet Laureate to Queen Elizabeth II, and in the year before his death he was awarded the Whitbread Book of the Year Prize (for Tales from Ovid) and the Forward Prize (for Birthday Letters), and received an Order of Merit.
Federico Garcia Lorca was born in 1898 and died in 1936.
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Wonderful Jul 27, 2006
This is one of the most beautiful books one can ever read. "LLanto por Ignacio Sanchez Mejias" is a very powerful poem. The strong rhythm will dazzle you. "Romancero Gitano" is written with an eloquent spirit and you will enjoy it as much. I strongly recommend this book and any of Lorca's works.
Got Lorca? Feb 27, 2001
This work by Lorca fortifies and makes the poetry richer. It gives it emotional, moral, and mental strength absent in the literary works of the late 19th and the early 20th century.