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Federico Garcia Lorca – Take This Waltz


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The story goes that Federico Garcia Lorca (the pilot here) erroneously believed that the film by Dali and Bunuel Un Chien Andalou (an Andalucian Dog) referred to him, coming from Granada, having recently fallen out with his surrealist friends. This to my mind seems doubly pained paranoia if you have seen the film. And who needed Dali as a friend anyway? (Walt Disney actually).

Lorca garcialorca born on 5 June 1898

Jonathan Mayhew lorcaJonathan Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch

One reader of my blog pointed out to me the word APOCRYPHAL is a perfect anagram of HAPPY LORCA. I took this as a sign that my examination of the apocryphal Lorcas of American poetry and poetics was ultimately a felicitous one.

Lorca’s manuscript discovered

“I offer myself to be devoured by Spanish peasants,” writes the poet Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca in a newly-discovered manuscript of a poem from his portrait of the United States during the Great Depression, Poeta en Nueva York (Poet in New York).

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