An introduction to the life and work of the ill-fated Andalusian poet, playwright and musician Federico Garcia-Lorca who died a violent death during the early days of the Spanish Civil War. Lorca’s achievement will be set against the historical heritage and cultural traditions of southern Spain. Examples of his poetry and works for the theatre will be considered, together with the underlying concepts of flamenco, deep song and duende. Special attention will be given to the play “Blood Wedding”.
Presented by Richard Stone
Richard Stone is a very experienced tutor, specialising in History, Philosophy and Literature. He provides an informative overview of the topic and welcomes anyone with a keen interest in the topic. His classes are conducted in a relaxed, informal style.
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Richard Stone has long been intrigued by history and fascinated by human creativity. An extended period of Tertiary study produced a Degree in Art History and Music along with Diplomas in Art and Design and in Education. There followed a satisfying thirty year career as a teacher and lecturer in Independent Schools. During this time Richard continued to practise as a painter and photographer and satisfied an urge to travel by developing a program of European study tours. Since the mid-nineties he has accompanied more than twenty groups of Secondary students and adults to various destinations in search of cultural enlightenment. His interests have continued to expand with time and today he enjoys sharing his enthusiasms for History, Literature and the Arts with interested audiences of any age.