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The Ingenious Gentleman and Poet Federico Garcia Lorca Ascends to Hell (The Margellos World Republic of Letters) Paperback – 3 Jun 2014

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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; 1 edition (3 Jun. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300205864
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300205862
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.6 x 20 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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"'In Carlos Rojas' splendid and wildly creative novel, the dead writer watches his last, fateful days replayed in a private theater in the underworld... as intelligent and audacious a meditation on art, fate and mortality as anyone could hope to read.' (Los Angeles Times) 'Mr. Rojas includes a number of shrewd homages to his subject, from echoes of poems to the kind of story-within-a-story structures that Lorca used in his dramas. But more important, this moving tribute cuts to the heart of the dichotomy of the poet's troubled immortality.' (Sam Sacks, The Wall Street Journal)"

About the Author

A novelist, an art historian, and since the age of fifty a creator of visual works of art, Carlos Rojas is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Spanish Emeritus at Emory University. He has received numerous important Spanish literary prizes, including the Premio Nadal. Edith Grossman is a renowned translator of works by major Latin American and Peninsular writers.

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5.0 out of 5 stars an incomparable work 2 May 2013
By Frederick Pollack - Published on Amazon.com
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In her Translator's Foreword, Edith Grossman compares this novel to Pirandello's "Six Characters" and Unamuno's "Mist." She might also have mentioned Flann O'Brien's "At Swim-Two-Birds." But actually this novel is incomparable, except perhaps to some Cubist masterpiece. By the end one feels, not just that one has seen Federico Garcia Lorca from every possible or impossible vantage point, but that one has inhabited him and his times. This novel is neither "moving" in any familiar, predictable way, nor is it what people call "cold" or "purely intellectual"; I'm simply sure, having just finished it, that it will still haunt me months and years from now. I don't know Spanish, but Ms. Grossman's translation reads effortlessly. Highest possible recommendation.
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