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Carnival and national identity in the poetry of Afrocubanismo

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Anderson,Thomas F. (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2011
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780813035581
Published:
Gainesville: University Press of Florida
ISBN:
9780813035581
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Blacks, Authors, 20th century, Literature, Carnivals and festivals, Cuba, Poetry, History and criticism, National characteristics
Notes:
341 p., Examines the long-running debate between the proponents of Afro-Cuban cultural manifestations and the predominantly white Cuban intelligentsia who viewed these traditions as "backward" and counter to the interests of the young Republic. Includes analyses of the work of Felipe Pichardo Moya, Alejo Carpentier, Nicolás Guillén, Emilio Ballagas, José Zacarías Tallet, Felix B. Caignet, Marcelino Arozarena, and Alfonso Camín.