'In Spain, the dead are more alive than the dead of any other country in the world.' - Garcia Lorca. The second, and then most substantial, collection of Garcia Lorca’s poetry to appear in English. Selections from Libro de poemas (1921), Primer romancero gitano(1928), Poeta en Nueva York (1930), Poema del cante jondo (1931), Llanto por Ignacio Sánchez Mejías (1935) as well as some dramatic fragments. Selected and introduced by R.M. Nadal, translated by Stephen Spender and J.L. Gili; parallel text throughout.