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Representations of Afro-Cuban Carnival in Three Poems by Marcelino Arozarena

Thomas F. Anderson

in Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035581
eISBN:
9780813038131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035581.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapter considers three poems composed by Afro-Cuban poet Marcelino Arozarena, “La comparsa del majá,” “La conga,” and “Carnaval de Santiago.” In this discussion of these poems, the chapter ... More


Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo

Thomas F. Anderson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035581
eISBN:
9780813038131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035581.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This detailed analysis of the poetry associated with the Afrocubanismo movement of the late 1920s infuses new life into the study of these remarkable works. Focusing on the representations of ... More


Introduction: Comparsas, Congas, and Chambelonas: Carnival and National Identity in Cuba

Thomas F. Anderson

in Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035581
eISBN:
9780813038131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035581.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Focusing on the representations of carnival and its comparsas (carnival bands and music), this book offers new readings of poems by seminal Cuban poets, examining how their poetic work illustrating ... More


For the Children

Anita Casavantes Bradford

in Revolution Is for the Children: The Politics of Childhood in Havana and Miami, 1959-1962

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611525
eISBN:
9781469611532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611525.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers the influence of the writings of José Martí—poet, journalist, pedagogue, and revolutionary father of the Cuban nation. Martí's pro-independence writings engendered a uniquely ... More


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