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Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Translated by Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte


Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant is a translation of Tampa: impresiones de emigrante written by Cuban author Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte, published in 1897 in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida, translated from the Spanish by Noel M. Smith. Gálvez was an early diaspora writer in the costumbrismo genre, which emphasized the depiction of everyday manners and customs of a particular social milieu. Gálvez emigrated from Havana in 1896 to escape the Cuban War of Independence and join the Cuban exile community in Tampa. Gálvez was a champion baseball player in the earliest years of Cuban baseball, a lawyer/ ... More

Keywords: costumbrismo, Havana, Tampa, Ybor City, Cuban War of Independence, Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780813066639
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813066639.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Translated by Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte, author
University of South Florida

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