A Las Barricadas

Two programmes of poetry readings.

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Mike Gonzalez presents the second of two programmes of Hispanic poetry readings.

This edition looks at how revolutions in Latin America during the 20th century, despite rarely being politically successful, inspired rich and passionate poetry.

Readings by Paul Mcgann and Juliet Stevenson.

/ The first of two programmes of Hispanic poetry readings focuses on the poetry of the Spanish Civil War.

Few conflicts have engaged so many artists and writers, and Mike Gonzalez presents poems from both English and Spanish-speaking writers.

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The Spanish Civil War began in 1936 and lasted for three years.

Few conflicts have engaged so many artists and writers.

Mike Gonzalez presents poems from both English and Spanish-speaking writers.

Readings by Paul Mcgann and Juliet Stevenson

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Mike Gonzalez presents the second of two programmes of Hispanic poetry readings.

`Revolutionary Poets of Latin America'.

For the whole of Latin America the 20th century was a century of revolutions, from the uprising of the Mexican peasantry in 1910 to the Nicaraguan Revolution nearly 70 years later.

Few of them were successful politically, but they inspired rich and passionate poetry.

Readings by Paul Mcgann and Juliet Stevenson