Yerma

Yerma

by Federico García Lorca

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Overview

Yerma by Federico García Lorca

'Yerma' es una obra teatral popular que desarrolla una tragedia de ambiente rural. Está dividida en tres actos de dos cuadros cada uno narra la historia de una campesina de nombre Yerma, frustrada por no poder engendrar hijos con su marido, Juan. La obra explora el conflicto interno de una mujer casada que anhela y busca infructuosamente ser madre, para sentirse una mujer completa.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493548231
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/21/2013
Pages: 76
Sales rank: 598,679
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.16(d)

About the Author

Federico García Lorca was born in 1898, in Andalusia, Spain. A poet and dramatist, and also a gifted painter and pianist, his early popular ballads earned him the title of 'poet of the gypsies'. In 1930 he turbaned his attention to theatre, visiting remote villages and playing classic and new works for peasant audiences. In 1936, shortly after the outbreak of Civil War, he was murdered by Nationalist partisans. His body was never found.

Table of Contents

General Introduction by John Lyon
Intorduction to Yerma by Jacqueline Minett
Notes to the introduction
Act I
Act II
Act III
Notes to the play
List of illustrations.

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