Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch


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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 ...

Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226512037