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House of Bernarda Alba, The (Lujan/O'Connell, trans.) - Full Length Play, Drama

House of Bernarda Alba, The (Lujan/O'Connell, trans.)

Richard O'Connell, Federico García Lorca, James Graham Lujan

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Full Length Play, Drama

10f

ISBN: 9780811200929

Translated by James Graham Lujan and Richard O'Connell
"Extremely absorbing.... Exciting, vigorous, and memorable." - Variety

The greatest of modern Spanish tragedies is realistic and lyrical. Bernarda is a stern matriarch obsessed with family honor. Just widowed, she announces to her five daughters that they will enter a traditional 8 year period of cloistered mourning. Ea…

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Full Length Play

Drama

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The greatest of modern Spanish tragedies is realistic and lyrical. Bernarda is a stern matriarch obsessed with family honor. Just widowed, she announces to her five daughters that they will enter a traditional 8 year period of cloistered mourning. Each daughter desires love but with the doors clamped shut, they silently turn to other pursuits. All except one, who manages to have a secret tryst with a scurrilous suitor who is betrothed to the eldest daughter. Discovery results in a tragic climax that is unrelenting in its severity and terror. In Lorca: Three Tragedies
"Extremely absorbing.... Exciting, vigorous, and memorable." - Variety
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10f

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Plus 10 female extras

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Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca (1898 - 1936) is widely considered to be Spain's most important playwright and poet. He and his close friend Salvador Dalí took the literary and artistic worlds by storm in the 1920's, introducing daring explorations of desire, sexuality and surrealism. Mr. Lorca's two poetry collections, Canciones (Songs), and Romancero gitano (the Gypsy Ballads), earned him international ... view full profile

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