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The Resource Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo : From Plantations to the Slums, (electronic resource)

Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo : From Plantations to the Slums, (electronic resource)

Label
Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo : From Plantations to the Slums
Title
Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo
Title remainder
From Plantations to the Slums
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Costumbrismo, which refers to depictions of life in Latin America during the nineteenth century, introduced some of the earliest black themes in Cuban literature. Rafael Ocasio delves into this literature to offer up a new perspective on the development of Cuban identity, as influenced by black culture and religion, during the sugar cane boom. Comments about the slave trade and the treatment of slaves were often censored in Cuban publications; nevertheless white Costumbrista writers reported on a vast catalogue of stereotypes, religious beliefs, and musical folklore, and on rich African trad
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Ocasio, Rafael
Dewey number
860.997291
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Blacks in literature
  • Blacks
  • Blacks
  • Slavery
  • Cuban literature
Label
Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo : From Plantations to the Slums, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface: A Mulato Fino in the Twenty-First Century-A Personal Reflection; Acknowledgments; A Note on Translations; Introduction: Nineteenth-Century Costumbrista Writers on the Slave Trade and on Black Traditions in Cuba; 1. Cuban Costumbrista Portraits of Slaves in Sugarmills: Essays by Anselmo Suárez y Romero; 2. Juan Francisco Manzano's Autobiografía de un esclavo: Self-Characterization of an Urban Mulato Fino Slave; 3. Urban Slaves and Freed Blacks: Black Women's Objectification and Erotic Taboos
  • 4. The Costumbristas' Views of Manly Black Males: Uppity Blacks and Thugs5. Depictions of the Horrific "Unseen": Cuban Creole Religious Practices; Conclusion: Costumbrista Essays on Blacks: Nineteenth-Century Preconceived Notions of Civility; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn815667413
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813041643
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815667413
Label
Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo : From Plantations to the Slums, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface: A Mulato Fino in the Twenty-First Century-A Personal Reflection; Acknowledgments; A Note on Translations; Introduction: Nineteenth-Century Costumbrista Writers on the Slave Trade and on Black Traditions in Cuba; 1. Cuban Costumbrista Portraits of Slaves in Sugarmills: Essays by Anselmo Suárez y Romero; 2. Juan Francisco Manzano's Autobiografía de un esclavo: Self-Characterization of an Urban Mulato Fino Slave; 3. Urban Slaves and Freed Blacks: Black Women's Objectification and Erotic Taboos
  • 4. The Costumbristas' Views of Manly Black Males: Uppity Blacks and Thugs5. Depictions of the Horrific "Unseen": Cuban Creole Religious Practices; Conclusion: Costumbrista Essays on Blacks: Nineteenth-Century Preconceived Notions of Civility; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn815667413
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813041643
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815667413

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