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The politics of aesthetics in the poetry of Nancy Morejón

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Luis,William (Author)
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Spring 2002
United States: Vanderbilt University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Blacks, Literature, Identity (self awareness), Social conditions, Cuba, Poetry, Political conditions, Morejón, Nancy
Discusses the poetry of Afro-Cuban writer Nancy Morejón, focusing on her poetry collection, Paisaje célebre (Fundarte, 1993). Compares the book to her previous work, and discusses the political and social influences that shaped it. Notes that this book marks an important stage in Morejón's poetry, in that it celebrates a new and different country and voice - one of indepedence and freedom.;