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At dawn on the th of AugustSpaniards murdered the man who most profoundly embodied the poetic spirit of their country Federico Garcia Lorca was the victim of the passions that arose in Spain as the Church, the military and the bourgeoisie embarked on their reckless and brutal repression of undesirables For Lorca was not a political man he embraced Spain from its struggling leftist movement to its most conservative traditions with a love that transcended politics His crime was his antipathy to pomposity, conformity and intolerance For years the Spanish government suppressed the truth about Lorca s death In this recreation of the assassination, Ian Gibson redresses the wrong Based on information only recently made available, this is an illumination not only of the death of a great poet, but of the atmosphere of Civil War Spain that allowed it to happen ❮Reading❯ ➶ I Blame The Scapegoats Author John O& – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the military and the bourgeoisie embarked on their reckless and brutal repression of undesirables For Lorca was not a political man he embraced Spain from its struggling leftist movement to its most conservative traditions with a love that transcended politics His crime was his antipathy to pomposity ❮PDF❯ ✅ Beneath the Earth Author John Boyne – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk conformity and intolerance For years the Spanish government suppressed the truth about Lorca s death In this recreation of the assassination [PDF] ✩ Gagged Author Richard Asplin – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Ian Gibson redresses the wrong Based on information only recently made available [PDF / Epub] ✪ Aristocrats ☆ Stella Tillyard – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk this is an illumination not only of the death of a great poet [BOOKS] ✯ A Dark and Twisted Tide (Lacey Flint, By Sharon J. Bolton – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk but of the atmosphere of Civil War Spain that allowed it to happen The Assassination of Federico Garcia Lorca


About the Author: Ian Gibson

Ian Gibson born 21 April 1939 is an Irish author and Hispanist known for his biographies of Antonio Machado, Salvador Dal , Henry Spencer Ashbee, and particularly his work on Federico Garc a Lorca, for which he won several awards, including the 1989 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography His work, La represi n nacionalista de Granada en 1936 y la muerte de Federico Garc a Lorca The nationalistic repression of Granada in 1936 and the death of Federico Garc a Lorca was banned in Spain under Franco.Born into a Methodist Dublin family, he was educated at Newtown School in Waterford and graduated from Trinity College, Dublin He became a professor of Spanish literature at Belfast and London universities before moving to Spain His first novel, Viento del Sur Wind of the South, 2001 , written in Spanish, examines class, religion, family life, and public schools in British society through the fictitious autobiography of a character named John Hill, an English linguist and academic It won favourable reviews in Spain.Gibson has also worked in television on projects centering around his scholarly work in Spanish history, having served as a historical consultant and even acting in one historical drama.He was granted a Spanish passport in 1984.



10 thoughts on “The Assassination of Federico Garcia Lorca

  1. says:

    An in depth investigation into the murder of Spain s greatest poet by fascist militia, as well as a wider exploration of Franco era barbarism As we witness the return of Spanish fascism with Vox, the message of this book istimely than ever.


  2. says:

    Llevaba varios a os esperando a leer una de las obras de Ian Gibson relacionadas con la vida de Garc a Lorca, uno de mis escritores favoritos En primer lugar, es necesario indicar que no se trata de un libro adaptado a todos los p blicos, es decir, los primeros cap tulos son todos datos sobre la Guerra Civil y los a


  3. says:

    Having just visited Granada for the first time, I found this book fascinating It was written in the 1970s, the author having spoken to many witnesses of the horrific events of the Spanish civil war, in Granada I realised again the peculiar barbarity of a civil war, where legitimised by the conflict, people can settle o


  4. says:

    On my second reading of this book right now I got this as a Christmas gift from my Spanish girlfriend in December 2017 following a summer holiday to Granada that year To be honest, i hadn t heard of Federico Garcia Lorca at that point poetry isn t really my thing, but history and Spain are Unfortunately for her it inspire


  5. says:

    Lorca es, sin duda, la mejor persona que ha dado este pa s en toda su historia.


  6. says:

    A pesar del largo periodo de tiempo transcurrido, recuerdo este libro ademas por su contenido, que es harto conocido, porque en esa epoca, lo le en 1.982 hace 32 a os, el autor estaba bastante de moda y aparec a un d a si y otro tambi n en las televisiones.El autor es de izquierdas y en ese a o los socialistas ganaron las elecc


  7. says:

    Excelente ejercicio de investigaci n con informaci n actualizada sobre las circunstancias durante los primeras semanas de la Guerra Civil, como afect este clima de guerra a la vida de Federico Garc a Lorca, su ejecuci n, y la posterior manipulaci n del r gimen sobre este asesinato Muy bien explicado y excelentemente documentado pa


  8. says:

    Me ha gustado mucho la manera de afrontar este asunto del autor, con una documentaci n bastante trabajada Sobran algunas opiniones personales, y he encontrado algunos fallos en datos, fechas y lugares Asimismo, la tipograf a de ciertos testimonios deber a haber sido m s diferenciada de la del texto normal.


  9. says:

    Every page of this book I shiver at least twice More about the events that took place in Granada during the lead up to fascist rule than about the poet, it is sickening to read of the catholic fervour and nationalist barbarity that lead to so many civilians being slaughtered The poet calls himself revolutionary and not political, his wo


  10. says:

    VERY detailed account


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