Blood Wedding

byFederico Garcia LorcaTranslated byMarina Carr

September 19, 2019|
Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca
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A bride promised. A blood vow broken. The vengeance of a village released.

I want you green. Green wind, green branches. Boat on the ocean. Horse on the mountain.

Written in the summer of 1932 with the Spanish civil war looming, Lorca''s anarchic meditation on the fate of the individual versus society is a prophetic foreshadowing of the violence that would soon tear his beloved country apart and lead to his own tragic end.

The mysteries of love and hate are explored against the backdrop of a community gearing up to unleash these elemental forces upon itself, with unstoppable consequences.

What is done cannot be undone.

Marina Carr''s version of Federico García Lorca''sBlood Wedding
premiered at the Young Vic, London, in September 2019.

Federico Garcia Lorca (1898 - 1936), poet and dramatist was one the greatest Spanish writers of the twentieth-century. He was killed by Nationalist partisans at the age of thirty-eight at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. Marina Carr was brought up in County Offaly. A graduate of University College Dublin, she has written exten...
Title:Blood Wedding
Product dimensions:80 pages, 7.8 X 5.04 X 0.2 in
Shipping dimensions:80 pages, 7.8 X 5.04 X 0.2 in
Published:September 19, 2019
Publisher:Faber & Faber
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780571360147

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