Apocryphal Lorca

Apocryphal Lorca

Translation, Parody, Kitsch

eBook - 2009
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Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936) had enormous impact on the generation of American poets who came of age during the cold war, from Robert Duncan and Allen Ginsberg to Robert Creeley and Jerome Rothenberg. In large numbers, these poets have not only translated his works, but written imitations, parodies, and pastiches-along with essays and critical reviews. Jonathan Mayhew's Apocryphal Lorca is an exploration of the afterlife of this legendary Spanish writer in the poetic culture of the United States. The book examines how Lorca in English translation has become a specifically Amer.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2009
ISBN: 9780226512051
0226512053
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 222 pages)

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