Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of by Thomas F Anderson

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By Thomas F Anderson

“Traces the ways in which Cuban poets handled problems with nationwide id, mirrored of their perspectives of Afrocubanismo, usually according to historic adjustments in public and legitimate critiques at the such a lot visible manifestation of Afro-Cuban tradition: carnival.”—Choice

“Uncovers a wealth of literary texts, basically poems, that chart the influence of las comparsas, Afro-Cuban competition dances, on mainstream Cuban existence. . . . Investigates the ways that the connection among racial and ethnic divisions, and among castes and sessions, created a literary circulation complete to the brim with emotional and sensational resonances.”—Wasafiri

“Underscores the sociopolitical and historic contexts of those poems that have formed the literary creation and message of the Afrocubanismo circulation. . . . A journey de force.”—Callaloo

“Successfully plumbs the placement of the Afro-Cuban performer and brings into sharp reduction the best way politicians traditionally sought to impact all parts of Cuban culture.”—New West Indian Guide

Carnival and nationwide identification within the Poetry of Afrocubanismo bargains thought-provoking new readings of poems by way of seminal Cuban poets, demonstrating how their writings affected the improvement of a recognizable Afro-Cuban identification. Thomas Anderson examines the long-running debate among the proponents of Afro-Cuban cultural manifestations and the predominantly white Cuban intelligentsia, who seen those traditions as “backward” and counter to the pursuits of the younger Republic.

Including analyses of the paintings of Felipe Pichardo Moya, Alejo Carpentier, Nicolás Guillén, Emilio Ballagas, José Zacarías Tallet, Felix B. Caignet, Marcelino Arozarena, and Alfonso Camín, this rigorous, interdisciplinary quantity bargains a clean examine the canon of Afrocubanismo and gives astounding insights into Cuban tradition throughout the early years of the Republic.

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