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Bernarda Alba is a widow, and her 5 daughters are incarcerated in mourning together with her. one after the other they make a bid for freedom, with tragic effects. Lorca's story depicts the repression of ladies inside Catholic Spain within the years ahead of the conflict. Edited with useful pupil notes - a needs to for college students of Spanish drama.
Federico Garcia Lorca: 1898-1936
Lorca and the theatre of his time
The real-life resource of the home of Bernarda Alba
The social heritage and which means of the play
the wider that means: symbolism and imagery
The play as tragedy
Staging of Lorca's performs in his lifetime
creation heritage of the home of Bernarda Alba
The Spanish text
LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA - the home OF BERNARDA ALBA
Acto Primero / Act One
Acto Segundo / Act Two
Acto Tercero / Act Three
Wikipedia says "The apartment of Bernarda Alba (Spanish: l. a. casa de Bernarda Alba) is a play by means of the Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca. Commentators have usually grouped it with Blood marriage ceremony and Yerma as a "rural trilogy". Lorca didn't comprise it in his plan for a "trilogy of the Spanish earth" (which remained unfinished on the time of his murder). 
Lorca defined the play in its subtitle as a drama of girls within the villages of Spain. the home of Bernarda Alba used to be Lorca's final play, accomplished on 19 June 1936, months earlier than the author's homicide by means of the Nationalists (fascists) through the Spanish Civil warfare. The play was once first played in 1945. The play facilities at the occasions of a home in Andalusia in the course of a interval of mourning, within which Bernarda Alba (aged 60) wields overall keep watch over over her 5 daughters Angustias (39 years old), Magdalena (30), Amelia (27), Martirio, (24), and Adela (20). The housekeeper (La Poncia) and Bernarda's aged mom (María Josefa) additionally stay there.
The planned exclusion of any male personality from the motion is helping increase the excessive point of sexual rigidity that's current through the play. Pepe "el Romano", the affection curiosity of Bernarda's daughters and suitor of Angustias, by no means looks on level. The play explores subject matters of repression, ardour, and conformity, and inspects the consequences of fellows upon girls. "
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20th-Century Drama by Simon Trussler (auth.)