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La Casa de Bernarda Alba (1936) (original 1935; edition 1998)
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Bernarda Alba is a widow, and her five daughters are incarcerated in mourning along with her. One by one they make a bid for freedom, with tragic consequences. Lorca's tale depicts the repression of women within Catholic Spain in the years before the war.
Edited with invaluable student notes - a must for students of Spanish drama
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Bernarda Alba, widow of two marriages, is an uncompromising character that does not allow the separation minimum orders. The action begins on the day of the funeral of Bernarda's second husband: After the parade of the neighboring town, the mother tells his daughters that lasts eight years mourning not enter the house or the street the wind.
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An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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