In Search of Duende (New Directions Pearls) (Paperback)
New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811218559, 113pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2010
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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.