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Branching Out NYC: Edward Hirsch on Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca
Date and Time: 
November 14, 2006 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street

This talk explores Lorca’s artistic sources, including Andalusian music and the metaphorical style characteristic of the avant-garde Hispanic literary movement Ultraísmo. Edward Hirsch also discusses Lorca's complicated friendships with Salvador Dali and Luis Buñuel, his place in Spanish literary history, his emotional and intellectual crises, and how he came to write his classic, Poet in New York.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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