In Search of Duende

By Federico Garcia Lorca; Christopher Maurer (Editor); Norman Di Giovanni (Translator)
(New Directions Publishing Corporation, Paperback, 9780811218559, 113pp.)

Publication Date: March 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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The notion of duende a demonic earth spirit embodying irrationality, earthiness, and a heightened awareness of death became a cornerstone of Lorca s poetics. In Search of Duende gathers Lorca s writings about the duende and three art forms susceptible to it: dance, music, and the bullfight. A bilingual sampling of Lorca s poetry is also included, making this an excellent introduction to Lorca s poetry and prose for American readers.

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