Three Tragedies of Federico Garcia Lorca Author:Federico Garcia Lorca Three Tragedies of Federico Garcia Lorca includes three tragic dramas by the great modern Spanish and playwright which have caught the imagination and won the critical acclaim of the literate world: "Blood Wedding", "Yerma", and "The House of Bernarda Alba". — Translated by James Graham-Lujan and Richard L. O'Connell, with an introduction by the ... more »author's brother Francisco Garcia Lorca.
Blood Wedding: Concerned with love that cannot become marriage among the primitive hill people of Castile, this is a play of the workings of tremendous passions and tribal ritual toward an inescapable tragic end.
Yerma: The whole tragic burden of Yerma is measured by the deepening of her struggle with the problem of frustrated motherhood.
The House of Bernarda Alba: Again about "women whom love more to tragedy," Bernarda Alba tells of the repression of five daughters by a domineering mother, of how their natural spirits circumvented her but bring violence and death.« less