The cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean / edited by Conrad James and John Perivolaris.

Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2000]
xvi, 280 pages ; 22 cm


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-274) and index.
Fernando Ortiz and Allan Kardec : transmigration and transculturation / Arcadio Díaz Quiñones -- Puerto Rico afloat / Doris Sommer -- The nomadic subject in the poetry of Julia de Burgos / Juan G. Gelpí -- Women, life-writing and national identity in Cuba : Excilia Saldaña's Mi nombre : antielegía familiar / Conrad James -- The nation from De donde son los cantantes to Los pájaros en la playa / Roberto González Echevarría -- Tuntún de pasa y grifería : a cultural project / Carmen Vázquez Arce -- Discovering Nicolás Guillén through Afrocentric literary analysis / Ian Isidore Smart -- Nancy Morejón : nation, negritude, and marginality / Efraín Barradas -- Notes on the history of blacks in Cuba ... and may Elegguá be with me / Manuel Granados -- Transculturation and integration of the Afro-Venezuelan world in the contemporary Venezuelan novel / Jorge Marbán -- Dominican writers at the crossroads : reflections on a conversation in progress / Daisy Cocco de Filippis -- The role of science in Cuban culture : some observations / Keith Ellis -- Traumas of modernity in the Caribbean : Virgilio Piñera and Héctor Rojas Herazo / Gilberto Gómez Ocampo -- Little stories of Caribbean history and nationhood : Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá and Luis Rafael Sánchez / John Perivolaris -- Some critical observations on the cult of María Lionza in contemporary Venezuelan narrative / Lancelot Cowie -- Cultural ethnocentricity in commercial cinema : representation and self-identity / Rodolfo B. Popelnik -- Breaking the spell of our hallucinated lucidity : surveying the Caribbean self within Hollywood cinema / Diane Accaria-Zavala -- Epilogue : 1898 and all that / Alistair Hennessy.
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