“Caminante, no hay camino:” a book

Traveler, There Is No Road: Theatre, the Spanish Civil War, and the Decolonial Imagination in the Americas by Lisa Jackson-Schebetta (Iowa: University of Iowa Press, 2017). “Traveler, There Is No Road offers a compelling and complex vision of the decolonial imagination in the United States from 1931 to 1943 and beyond. By examining the ways … More “Caminante, no hay camino:” a book

Mockery of Don Pedro on Horseback by Federico García Lorca. Translated by Roberta Quance

Originally posted on At 2200 ft:
From an illustration by Rafael Alberti N.B. One of Lorca’s Gypsy Ballads.?? In the original, the term laguna (translated below as “lagoon”: first, second and last) is also meant to suggest that there was a gap –a textual lacuna — in a manuscript transmitting a traditional ballad about a certain…

August 3-11

It is in August, then, that I will create the reserve list for that class and construct Moodle sites for all my classes. In July I will still read for them. Today I was supposed to start writing — write for an hour, not read — that article. There are all these tantalizing ways to … More August 3-11

Des livres pour mes cours

García Lorca Summer reading: Stainton, Leslie. Lorca: a dream of life, Bloomsbury Books 2013, 978-0747544456; Graham, Helen. The Spanish Civil War. A very short introduction. OUP 2006. Butler, Christopher. Modernism. A very short introduction. OUP 2010. 9780192804419. Winkiel, Laura. Modernism. The basics. Routledge 2017. 978-0–415-71370-2. Complete works, for students: García Lorca, Obra completa, Ediciones de … More Des livres pour mes cours