The Wound and the Dream: Sixty Years of American Poems about the Spanish Civil War / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252070709
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2002
  • Series: American Poetry Recovery Series Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The International Context for American Poetry about the Spanish Civil War 1
Women of Spain 63
Salud! 64
The Men That Are Falling 65
Mediterranean 67
Death by Water 74
Elegy for Our Dead 76
City of Anguish 77
Song of Spain 82
Letter from Spain 85
Hero - International Brigade 87
How Much for Spain? 89
Requiem for the Spanish Dead 90
Elegy for the Spanish Dead 92
Smiles and Blood 94
Sinverguenza 96
The March 97
To Federico Garcia Lorca 98
The Defenses 99
Snow in Madrid 101
Near Catalonia 102
Noncombatants 103
Silence in Mallorca 103
The Program 106
Puigcerda 107
Epitaph 108
For a Young Poet Dead in Spain 109
Harvest: June 1938 111
Autumn in California 114
Madrid 116
Postcard from Spain 119
Air Raid: Barcelona 121
Lines Written for the Occasion of a Sale of Manuscripts 123
Give Us This Day 124
Say That We Saw Spain Die 135
Gautier Visited Spain 136
Neutrality 137
Lament 138
The Bull in the Olive Field 139
1/26/39 141
Nineteen Thirty-Eight 142
The Spanish Lie 144
A Gay People 146
Brigadas Internacionales 148
To a Young American the Day after the Fall of Barcelona 149
Reply to S. K. 150
Garcia Lorca 153
To the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade 154
A Poem for Someone Killed in Spain 155
For the Madrid Road 156
Last Kilometer 157
Es La Guerra 158
The Word Is Twilight 159
Before Battle 160
Andalucia 164
Spain 166
Elegy for Garcia Lorca 167
First Love 168
Moonlight in Valencia: Civil War 169
Guernica 170
Barcelona Celebrates Three Years of Franco 171
To Eugene J. Loveman 172
In Memory of the Spanish Poet Federico Garcia Lorca 174
Blood and Sand 175
Spanish Sequence 176
Long Past Moncada 186
from Letter to the Front (Nos. IV, V, and VI) 187
Among the Fallen 190
Lorca 191
A Federico Garcia Lorca 192
Elegia 193
Incident at Guernica 197
For My Dead Brother 198
The Dead Past 200
Tomorrow's Seed 203
To Spain 204
Activist Miliciano 207
Lorca 208
Eisenhower's Visit to Franco, 1959 209
Into Darkness, in Granada 210
All Elegies Are Black and White 211
In Memory of a Spanish Poet 214
The Spanish Civil War 215
Word of Mouth 218
The Cartridges 222
To P.L., 1916-1937 224
Spain - The Modern Phoenix 226
Neruda, the Wine 233
On the Murder of Lieutenant Jose del Castil Falangist Bravo Martinez, July 12, 1936 234
Madrid, May 1977 236
Journey to Madrid 238
In Barcelona You Tried to Scream 240
Francisco, I'll Bring You Red Carnations 241
For the Fallen 244
Granada: The Rose 247
Garcia Lorca and the One-Legged Schoolteacher 249
The Valley of the Fallen 251
Ingathering 254
They Shall Not Pass 256
Maria 259
Madrid 261
From a Single Center ... 264
Retreat to the Future 267
Rusia en 1931 270
In Hiding 272
Madrid: July 1978 275
Barcelona: The Last Night 276
My Mother with Purse the Summer They Murdered the Spanish Poet 278
My Night with Federico Garcia Lorca 280
The Carpenter Swam to Spain 282
The Search for Lorca's Shadow 285
Glossary 287
About the Poets 301
Acknowledgments 321
Index 327
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