Three Plays: Blood Wedding; Yerma; The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García LorcaThree Plays: Blood Wedding; Yerma; The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Three Plays: Blood Wedding; Yerma; The House of Bernarda Alba

byFederico García LorcaTranslated byMichael Dewell, Carmen Zapata

Paperback | September 1, 1993

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Newly repackaged, three plays by Federico García Lorca

In these three plays, Federico García Lorca's acknowledged masterpieces, he searched for a contemporary mode of tragedy and reminded his audience that dramatic poetry-or poetic drama-depends less on formal convention that on an elemental, radical outlook on human life. His images are beautiful and exact, but until now no translator had ever been able to make his characters speak unaffectedly on the American stage. Michael Dewell of the National Repertory Theatre and Carmen Zapata of the Bilingual Foundation of the Arts have created these versions expressly for the stage. The results, both performable and readable, have been thoroughly revised for this edition, which has an introduction by Christopher Maurer, the general editor of the Complete Poetical Works of García Lorca.

Federico García Lorca was born in 1898 in Fuente Vaqueros, a few miles outside Granada in the province of Andalusia, southern Spain. From an early age he was fascinated by Spain's mixed heritage, adapting its ancient folk songs, ballads, lullabies, and flamenco music into poems and plays. By the age of thirty, he had published five boo...
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Title:Three Plays: Blood Wedding; Yerma; The House of Bernarda AlbaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.23 × 5.51 × 0.93 inPublished:September 1, 1993Publisher:Farrar, Straus And Giroux

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0374523320

ISBN - 13:9780374523329

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"Nimble and wise . . . A fresh, flowering translation." -Robert Kohler, Los Angeles Times