Book of Poems (Selection)/ Libro de poemas (seleccion): A Dual-Language Book

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Although the life of Federico García Lorca (1898–1936) was tragically brief, the Spanish poet and dramatist created an enduring body of work of international importance. This selection of 55 poems from a 1921 collection represents some of García Lorca's finest work. Imbued with Andalusian folklore, rich in metaphor and complex spirituality, they attest to the poet's popularity as one of Spain's most widely read authors.
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Overview


Although the life of Federico García Lorca (1898–1936) was tragically brief, the Spanish poet and dramatist created an enduring body of work of international importance. This selection of 55 poems from a 1921 collection represents some of García Lorca's finest work. Imbued with Andalusian folklore, rich in metaphor and complex spirituality, they attest to the poet's popularity as one of Spain's most widely read authors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486436500
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 10/26/2004
  • Language: Spanish
  • Series: Dover Dual Language Spanish Series
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 699,977
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction v
Veleta / Weather Vane 2
Los encuentros de un caracol aventurero / The Encounters of a Venturesome Snail 4
Cancion primaveral / Spring Song 14
Cancion menor / Minor Song 16
Elegia a Dona Juana la Loca / Elegy to Queen Juana the Mad 18
Cigarra! / Cicada! 22
Balada triste / Sad Ballad 26
La sombra de mi alma / The Shadow of My Soul 30
Lluvia / Rain 32
Elegia / Elegy 34
Santiago / Saint James 38
El diamante / The Diamond 46
Cantos nuevos / New Songs 48
Alba / Dawn 48
Balada de un dia de julio / Ballad of a July Day 50
Sueno ["Mi corazon..."] / Dream ["My heart..."] 56
La veleta yacente / The Weather Vane on the Ground 56
Corazon nuevo / New Heart 60
Se ha puesto el sol / The Sun Has Set 60
Pajarita de papel / Paper Bird 62
Madrigal ["Mi beso..."] / Madrigal ["My kiss..."] 66
Una campana / A Church Bell 66
Consulta / Consultation 68
Tarde / Afternoon 70
"Hay almas que tienen..." / "There are souls which have..." 72
Prologo / Prologue 74
Balada interior / Inward Ballad 80
El lagarto viejo / The Old Lizard 82
Patio humedo / Damp Patio 86
Balada de la placeta / Ballad of the Little Square 88
Encrucijada / Crossroads 92
Hora de estrellas / Hour of Stars 94
El camino / The Road 96
El concierto interrumpido / The Interrupted Concert 98
Cancion oriental / Oriental Song 100
Chopo muerto / Dead Black-Poplar 104
Campo / Countryside 108
La balada del agua del mar / The Ballad of the Water of the Sea 108
Arboles / Trees 110
La luna y la Muerto / The Moon and Death 112
Madrigal ["Yo te mire..."] / Madrigal ["I looked into..."] 112
Deseo / Desire 114
Los alamos de plata / The Silver Poplars 116
Espigas / Ears of Grain 118
Meditacion bajo la lluvia / Meditation in the Rain 120
Manantial / Fountain 122
Mar / Sea 128
Sueno ["Iba yo montado..."] / Dream ["I was riding..."] 130
Encina / Holm Oak 132
Invocacion al laurel / Invocation to the Laurel 136
Ritmo de otono / Autumnal Rhythm 140
Aire de nocturno / Melody of a Nocturne 146
Nido / Nest 148
Otra cancion / Another Song 150
El macho cabrio / The He-Goat 152
Alphabetical List of Spanish Titles 156
Alphabetical List of Spanish First Lines 158
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