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Author QuotedFederico Garcia Lorca
Title QuotedRomancero Gitano. Poema del Cante Jondo. Llanto por Ignacio Sanchez Mejias
Date (Year/Month/Day)1940/04/00
ImprintBuenos Aires : Editorial Losada . 1938
QuotationI admit freely that I looked at a couple of García Lorca's poems, from the Poema del Cante Jondo, on the beach, and saw even more clearly than before how good he is and-how many of the Spanish words I don't know.
Quotation SourceRun to the mountain: The Story of a Vocation. The journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 1, 1939-1941.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1995, p. 166
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