Oxford World's Classics: Selected Poems (World Classics)

Oxford World's Classics: Selected Poems (World Classics)

Martin Sorrell


Federico García Lorca is likely to be the main celebrated of all twentieth-century Spanish writers, identified not just for his performs but additionally for a number of collections of poems released either in his brief lifetime and after. Lorca's poetry is steeped within the land, weather, and folklore of his local Andalusia, even though he writes memorably of latest York and Cuba too. Writing frequently in modernist idiom, and entire of startling imagery, he inspires a global of severe emotions, silent soreness, and hazardous love.
This special parallel-text version balances poems from Lorca's early collections together with his better-known later paintings, supplying a transparent imaginative and prescient of his poetic improvement and drawing awareness to the brilliance and originality of a few of the sooner paintings. Key poems from all Lorca's collections seem the following, together with the lately found Sonnets of darkish Love. Martin Sorrell's translations are considerate and finished, and D. Gareth Walters's wise creation, with its distinct concentrate on the achievements of the poet, provides a transparent and balanced appraisal of the poetry, whereas guidance clear of the tendency to mythologize Lorca's existence and demise. This version additionally contains invaluable notes, a bibliography, a chronology, and an index of titles.

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