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The Generation of '27 [electronic resource]

Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
At the heart of the Generation of '27 lies experimentation with a host of popular artistic as well as political "isms" including neo-Gongorism, Ultraism, Creationism, Surrealism, socialism, and communism. In this program, renowned experts profile key members of this post-World War I group. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Luis Cernuda's Donde Habite el Olvido, Rafael Alberti's "Cita Triste de Charlot," Ramon Gomez de la Serna's Flor de Greguerias, Pedro Salinas's La Voz a Ti Debida, and Federico Garcia Lorca's Romancero Gitano, Bodas de Sangre, Poeta en Nueva York, and "Romance Sonambulo.
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50 min.
In Spanish
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
The Glories of Spanish Literature
Glories of Spanish literature
  • Dehumanization of Art (3:33)
  • Tribute to Gongora (4:23)
  • Social and Educational Influences (4:05)
  • La Residencia de Estudiantes: Cultivating Artistic Experimentation (4:28)
  • Ramon Gomez de la Serna (3:37)
  • Inspired by Ortega's Philosophy (2:04)
  • Federico Garcia Lorca (5:05)
  • Juan Ramon Jimenez (5:36)
  • Transparency in the 20th Century Love Poem (2:08)
  • Essence of Federico Garcia Lorca's Poetry and Drama (7:17)
  • European Generation: Yearning for Liberation (2:16)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2002.
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  • 30144s Films Media Group
  • 30153 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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