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Monday, February 24, 2014

Maricas de todo el mundo

Here are some possible approaches to the translation of Lorca's word "maricas":


Humphries: perverts
Belitt: perverts
Spender and Gili: pansies
Simon and White: faggots
Jack Spicer: cocksuckers
Medina and Statman: queers
Holmquest: maricas [he leaves the word in Spanish]


1 comment:

Thomas said...

What happens when a marica has duende?