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Lament for the Death of a Bullfighter and Other Poems (1962). A short volume of selected poems, translated and introduced by A.L. Lloyd.

The House ofBemarda Alba (1936) is the final play of Lorca's so-called "rural trilogy"; it was completed in the last year of his life. It was first staged in 1945, in Buenos Aires. Bernarda Alba is a stern matriarch whose household stifles the lives and desires of her children.

Antigone (late 440s B.C.E.), by the Greek dramatist Sophocles, concerns the tragedy of Antigone who acts against royal decree in order to fulfill funeral rites for her brother. She is condemned to death for her actions.

Romeo and Juliet (1595) is William Shakespeare' s most enduring play of love and passion. The lovers of the drama's title meet their deaths in an attempt to escape the nets of a family feud, which would otherwise keep them apart.

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