The House of Bernarda Alba (Nick Hern Books Drama Classics) (Paperback)
The best-known play by Spain's most famous 20th-century playwright, in a new translation by established playwright Jo Clifford, working from the original Spanish. Lorca's extraordinarily powerful drama, the last he wrote before his assassination, explores the darkness at the heart of repression.
About the Author
Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936) is the author of "The House of Bernarda Alba," "Yerma" and "Blood Wedding," among many other plays. He also wrote some of the best poetry of the 20th century. He was assassinated during the Spanish Civil War.
Jo Clifford is Professor of Theatre and Bill Findlay Fellow of Stage Translation at Queen Margaret's University College Edinburgh, and Associate Playwright of the Playwrights' Studio, Scotland. Her plays include the original works "Losing Venice" and "Light in the Village," and adaptations of Faust and Celestina, all published by NHB. Jo lives in Edinburgh.