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Towards a Theory of Literature in Revolutionary Cuba

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Pereira,J. R. (Author)
Journal Article
Publication Date:
March-June, 1975
Mona, Jamaica: Extra Mural Dept. of the University College of the West Indies
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Authors, Criticism and interpretation, Cuba, Rebellions and revolts, censorship
Argues that the discipline of a total political and social revolution, it is stated, requires the self-discipline (in no way synonymous with control) and responsibility of the writer, as of any other citizen, in ensuring that the initial premises of the revolution are not betrayed, either by selfish failings on the part of the creator or by dogmatic temptations of functionaries. (Author)