Cuba's Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente (American by Peter Hulme

By Peter Hulme

Cuba's Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente recounts a literary heritage of contemporary Cuba that has 4 specific and interrelated features. orientated to the east of the island, it appears to be like aslant at a Cuban nationwide literature that has occasionally been indistinguishable from a heritage of Havana. Given the rebel and innovative heritage of that japanese zone, it recounts tales of uprising, heroism, and sacrifice. in detail with regards to areas and websites which now belong to a countrywide pantheon, its corpus-while together with fiction and poetry-is often written as memoir and testimony. As a sector of come across, that corpus is itself resolutely combined, that includes an important share of writings via US reporters and novelists in addition to by way of Cuban writers.

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