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A Folklore for the Future:: Race and National Narrative in Cuba

Emily A. Maguire

in Racial Experiments in Cuban Literature and Ethnography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037479
eISBN:
9780813042329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037479.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter outlines the challenges facing Cuba's construction of itself as a modern nation in the wake of its independence from Spain. To address Cuba's postcolonial condition (including the ... More


Impossible Returns: Narratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Iraida H. López

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061030
eISBN:
9780813051307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061030.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Since 1979, when travel to Cuba from the United States opened up, thousands of Cuban Americans have visited the island on a short-term basis to reunite with their families and reacquaint themselves ... More


Racial Experiments in Cuban Literature and Ethnography

Emily A. Maguire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037479
eISBN:
9780813042329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037479.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the wake of independence from Spain in 1898, Cuba's intellectual avant-garde struggled to cast their country as a modern nation. They grappled with the challenges presented by the postcolonial ... More


Textual Straits:: Race and Ethnographic Literature since the Cuban Revolution

Emily A. Maguire

in Racial Experiments in Cuban Literature and Ethnography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037479
eISBN:
9780813042329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037479.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The overthrow of Cuban president and dictator Fulgencio Batista in January of 1959, and the triumph of the 26 of July Movement and its charismatic leader Fidel Castro initiated a radical ... More


Cuban Literature in the Age of Black Insurrection: Manzano, Plácido, and Afro-Latino Religion

Matthew Pettway

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824967
eISBN:
9781496824998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824967.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Juan Francisco Manzano and Gabriel de la Concepción Valdés (also known as Plácido) were perhaps the most important and innovative Cuban writers of African descent during the Spanish colonial era.Both ... More


Understanding literary culture in the Revolution

Kumaraswami Par

in Literary culture in Cuba: Revolution, nation-building and the book

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083754
eISBN:
9781781704714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083754.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter outlines the theoretical framework in which this study is located, emphasising the process's ideological continuum, and the existence, nature and function of different spaces within a ... More


ImagiNations from a History of Space to a History of Movement: Cuba between Island-World and World of Islands

Ottmar Ette

in Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054940
eISBN:
9780813053356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054940.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter provides a postnational perspective on Cuban history, culture, and its literature, from the moment of its invention until the Castro era. Many of our theories and epistemologies are ... More


1961–89: The years of radicalisation and consolidation

Kumaraswami Par

in Literary culture in Cuba: Revolution, nation-building and the book

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083754
eISBN:
9781781704714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083754.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter covers the history of literary culture over the next twenty-eight years, 1961–89, which showed more of a common internal pattern than that whole period shared with the opening years. ... More


The Feria Internacional del Libro de La Habana1

Kumaraswami Par

in Literary culture in Cuba: Revolution, nation-building and the book

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083754
eISBN:
9781781704714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083754.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the annual Havana Book Fair (the Feria Internacional del Libro de La Habana, hereafter the Feria), seen here as a revealing microcosm of that literary culture, not just for ... More


Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Miguel A. Bretos

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book is a history of Matanzas, a Cuban city that has played a key role in the island's economic, social, and cultural development. Located on Cuba's northern shore, halfway between Havana and ... More


Conclusion: “Write the Word Black Twice”

Antonio López

in Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814765463
eISBN:
9780814765487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814765463.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter considers author Evelio Grillo (Black Cuban, Black American: A Memoir), a prominent figure in discussions of Afro-Cuban American literature. The recovery of Black Cuban, Black ... More


Conclusion

Kumaraswami Par

in Literary culture in Cuba: Revolution, nation-building and the book

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083754
eISBN:
9781781704714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083754.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This study started by posing a question about the apparent contradiction between the fact that literature in Cuba since 1959 seems to have been both relatively privileged and problematic. This ... More


The New Inter-American Poetry

Harris Feinsod

in The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190682002
eISBN:
9780190682033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682002.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter shows how revolutionary enthusiasms, experimental magazines, and translation fueled inter-American relations in the 1960s on the countercultural left. Previous critics note the Boom, but ... More


Belonging in Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction

Ylce Irizarry

in Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction: The New Memory of Latinidad

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039911
eISBN:
9780252098079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039911.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter explores how the narrative of new memory is a locus for empowerment. The more frequent development in the narrative of new memory in Cuban American literatures and literatures ... More


Writing of the Formless

Jaime Rodríguez Matos

in Writing of the Formless: Jose Lezama Lima and the End of Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274079
eISBN:
9780823274123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274079.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The second part of the book is not divided into chapters. Rather, it is composed of sections of varying length. Its central concern is to trace the treatment of the question of the void in the ... More


Transatlantic Currents: Oceanic Crossings in Novás Calvo’s El negrero

Lisa Surwillo

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Novás Calvo's Pedro Blanco, el negrero novelizes the life of an infamous slave trader from Málaga who was responsible for the transportation of thousands of enslaved Africans to Cuba early in the ... More


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