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A Night in the Gardens of Spain

A Night in the Gardens of Spain

Miller, Jane
Title: A Night in the Gardens of Spain
Reading Date: Thursday, September 8, 2005

Introduction-9307

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by Bill Keyes

On her earliest acquaintance with Lorca’s poetry and the poetic traditions employed in his work-9309

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Includes readings of "Song of Amargo's Mother" (Bauer translation) and "Farewell" (Merwin translation). "Farewell" differs slightly from the published version.


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García Lorca, Federico. "Song of Amargo's Mother." Poem of the Deep Song. Trans. Carlos Bauer. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1987.
García Lorca, Federico. "Farewell." The Selected Poems of Federico García Lorca. Eds. Francisco García Lorca and Donald M. Allen. Trans. Roy Campbell et al. New York: New Directions, 2005.

On Lorca's enigmatic qualities and his early life as a young artist-9311

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Includes a reading of excerpts from "Somnambule Ballad" (Spender and Gili translation).


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García Lorca, Federico. "Somnambule Ballad." The Selected Poems of Federico García Lorca. Eds. Francisco García Lorca and Donald M. Allen. Trans. Roy Campbell et al. New York: New Directions, 2005.

On Lorca's experiences as the director of a theatre company-9313

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Includes a reading of an excerpt from "Gacela of Unforeseen Love" (Honig translation).


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García Lorca, Federico and Edwin Honig. "Gacela of Unforeseen Love." García Lorca. Trans. Edwin Honig. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1944.

On the symbolism and spiritual message of Lorca's poetry; on Lorca's dramatic works-9315

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Includes readings of excerpts from "Ballad of the Moon, Moon" (Maurer translation); "Ballad of the Spanish Civil Guard" (Honig translation); and “Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias” (Spender and Gili translation). Also includes a reading of "Gacela of Unforeseen Love" (Merwin translation). "Ballad of the Moon, Moon" and "Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias" differ slightly from the published versions.


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García Lorca, Federico. "Ballad of the Moon, Moon." Federico García Lorca: Collected Poems. Ed. Christopher Maurer. Revised bilingual ed. Trans. Catherine Brown et al. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2002.
García Lorca, Federico and Edwin Honig. "Ballad of the Spanish Civil Guard." García Lorca. Trans. Edwin Honig. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1944.
García Lorca, Federico. "Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias." The Selected Poems of Federico García Lorca. Eds. Francisco García Lorca and Donald M. Allen. Trans. Roy Campbell et al. New York: New Directions, 2005.
García Lorca, Federico. "Gacela of Unforeseen Love." The Selected Poems of Federico García Lorca. Eds. Francisco García Lorca and Donald M. Allen. Trans. Roy Campbell et al. New York: New Directions, 2005.

Question and Answer Session-9317

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Some of the audience's questions are inaudible.

Reading Date: Thursday, September 8, 2005
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Woods Memorial Public Library

Jane Miller delivers a lecture on the poetry of Federico García Lorca.

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