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Cuban Costumbrista Portraits of Slaves in Sugarmills: Essays by Anselmo Suάrez y Romero

Rafael Ocasio

in Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo: From Plantations to the Slums

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041643
eISBN:
9780813043913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041643.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The first section, “Slavery in Cuban Costumbrismo,” traces the earliest developments of Costumbrismo in Cuba, when there was only timid incorporation of slavery issues as literary motif. Official ... More


Urban Slaves and Freed Blacks: Black Women's Objectification and Erotic Taboos

Rafael Ocasio

in Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo: From Plantations to the Slums

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041643
eISBN:
9780813043913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041643.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

“Urban Slaves and Freed Blacks” examines urban Blacks, slave and freed, who were part of a rather large population that worked in a substantial number but limited range of trades and lived in ... More


The Costumbristas' Views of Manly Black Males: Uppity Blacks and Thugs

Rafael Ocasio

in Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo: From Plantations to the Slums

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041643
eISBN:
9780813043913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041643.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the resolution among Costumbristas to bring Black characters to the forefront, particularly freed urban Black men. In contrast to a basic and rather monolithic representation of ... More


Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

Devyn Spence Benson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626727
eISBN:
9781469626741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626727.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Analyzing the ideology and rhetoric around race on the island and in south Florida during the early years of the Cuban revolution, Devyn Spence Benson argues that ideas, stereotypes, and ... More


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