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Articles tagged "Lorca"

WWB Weekend: Walt Whitman in Baghdad

April is National Poetry Month, and we're spotlighting the over eight hundred poems in our archives. We do hope you'll read several at a sitting: As Ilya Kaminsky notes in his brilliant introduction to our Ecco Anthology of International Poetry, reading collections of poetry provides what Anna Akhmatova called "correspondences in the air," where authors of wildly different backgrounds and languages appear to address each other in their works. Many of these occurrences...

The Week in Translation

Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the largest-ever festival in North America celebrating the work of acclaimed Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. With more than two dozen events throughout Manhattan, it focuses on the brief but prolific period (1929-1930), during which Lorca came to New York and wrote one of his most significant works, Poet in New York. what: Luis García Montero & Nathalie Handal (Conversation): Join Luis García...

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