Lorca


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Lor·ca

 (lôr′kə, -kä), Federico García
See Federico García Lorca.
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Lorca

(Spanish ˈlɔrka)
n
(Placename) a town in SE Spain, on the Guadalentín River. Pop: 82 511 (2003 est)

Lorca

(Spanish ˈlɔrka)
n
(Biography) Federico García (feðeˈriko ɡarˈθia). 1898–1936, Spanish poet and dramatist. His poetry, such as Romancero gitano (1928), shows his debt to Andalusian folk poetry. His plays include the trilogy Bodas de sangre (1933), Yerma (1934), and La Casa de Bernarda Alba (1936)
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Gar•cí•a Lor•ca

(gɑrˈsi ə ˈlɔr kə)
n.
Federico, 1899–1936, Spanish poet and playwright.
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Noun1.Lorca - Spanish poet and dramatist who was shot dead by Franco's soldiers soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War (1898-1936)
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My own view, conditioned by my reading of Badenes's work, is that Williams is a "strong reader" of Lorca, heavily influenced by the Spanish playwright but not derivative of his theatrical language, even in The Purification.
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Lorca's book is divided into five chapters, each addressing a different philosophical/literary issue without losing the cohesiveness of the monograph.
Martin will at least give Albacete early hope and that could be enough to decide a lowquality encounter with Lorca tipped by many to struggle on a reported budget which is 20th of 22 La Liga 2 teams.
Es de alabar, asimismo, la voluntad del autor por rebasar los rigidos corses de las disciplinas academicas, trascendiendo en su monografia lo meramente filologico y literario para analizar la obra de Garcia Lorca en su conjunto, incluyendo tambien la musica y el pensamiento (mas someramente), o el cine y las artes plasticas (mas en profundidad), concibiendo atinadamente su creacion como una serie de vasos comunicantes donde diferentes artes y generos se mezclan dando pie a un artista total, dimension en bastantes ocasiones obviada debido a las ya mencionadas constricciones estancas de las tradicionales areas de estudio universitarias.
Little Song of the Boy Who Wasn't Born, Federico Garcia Lorca, Translated by Sarah Arvio / 316