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Lorca

(lôr`kä), city (1990 pop. 67,338), Murcia prov., SE Spain, in Murcia, on the Guadalentín River. It is a market center for a fertile, irrigated basin producing cereals, fruits, and vegetables. Hemp sandals and woolen products are made in Lorca. Nearby are gypsum quarries and sulfur and iron mines. Taken by the Moors in the 8th cent., the city was liberated in 1243. It has a Moorish castle, a 17th-century collegiate church, and several old mansions. Many historic buildings were damaged in an earthquake in 2011.
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Lorca

 

a city in southern Spain in Murcia Province. Population, 60,600 (1970). Lorca produces wool, clothing, leather goods, ceramics, and foodstuffs. Lorca is the center of an irrigated area in the Sangonera River valley. Sulphur and iron ore are mined nearby.

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Federico Garc?a . 1898--1936, Spanish poet and dramatist. His poetry, such as Romancero gitano (1928), shows his debt to Andalusian folk poetry. His plays include the trilogy Bodas de sangre (1933), Yerma (1934), and La Casa de Bernarda Alba (1936)

Lorca

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a town in SE Spain, on the Guadalent?n River. Pop.: 82 511 (2003 est.)
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There is no denying Kennedy's sincere and long-standing admiration for Lorca, but her dramaturgy does not strike me as especially Lorquian, despite the critics' insistence on a vaguely defined "surrealism." (In the American imagination Lorca will always be linked to this movement, though Lorca specialists typically emphasize his distance from it.) I find more convincing Elwood's vison of Kennedy's theatre "through the lens of German expressionism." Fuchs studies her debts to the Symbolist drama of Maeterlink and the expressionism of Strindberg, noting that her plays belong to a distinctive "tradition of a static theatre" (78).
Valorizam que Lorca utilizasse o galego como grande ajuda para prestigiar o idioma autoctone, que ocupava espacos pouco significativos na comunicacao social, no ensino e no ambito institucional.
For Lorca, the word "desengano" represents the crux of the shepherdess's discourse, arguing that Marcela departs without hearing the opinions of the shepherds because she does not care what they think of her.
Pasa el autor por el reto de abordar la relacion entre Salvador Dali y Lorca en los siguientes dos capitulos, "Lorca/Pierrot: Between Painting and Theatre" y "Love Game and Masquerade: Dali/Lorca".
Poema de la feria, Federico Garcia Lorca, Translated by Sarah Arvio / 317
Debuting director Ice Idanan was just as ecstatic as Lorca after her entry, Sakaling Hindi Makarating, won second best picture and six other trophies: best director and cinematographer (for Idanan), actor (Pepe Herrera), musical score (Mon Espia), sound (Raffy Magsaysay) and editor (Hannah Espia).
Poema intimo" (1918) from Lorca's Prosa inedita de juventud-, (4) analysis of a number of drawings by Lorca, sometimes in conjunction with works by Dali; (5) analysis of "El paseo de Buster Keaton"; (6) analysis of Amor de don Perlimplin con Belisa en su jardin; and (7) analysis of El publico and Asi que pasen cinco anos.
Set in 1936 on the eve of the Spanish Civil War, it uses video projection and Lorca's own words to conjure up moments from the writer's life, recalling his youth, passions, struggle for acceptance and political commitment.