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Afro-Cuban Tales

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Bison Books
Folklore, Tales, Anthropology - General, Social Science, Sociology, Folklore & Mythology, Caribbean & Latin American, Literary Criticism & Collections / Central & South American, Literary Criticism : Caribbean & Latin American, Social Science / Folklore & Mythology, Social Science : Anthropology - General, Blacks,
ContributionsIsabel Castellanos (Introduction), J. Alberto Hernandez-chiroldes (Translator), Lauren Yoder (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7905721M
ISBN 100803264380
ISBN 139780803264380

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As much a storyteller as an ethnographer, Lydia Cabrera was captivated by a strange and magical new world revealed to her by her Afro-Cuban friends in early twentieth-century Havana. In Afro-Cuban Tales this world comes to teeming life, introducing English-speaking readers to a realm of tenuous boundaries between the natural and the supernatural, deities and mortals, the spiritual and the.

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Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. pages. As much a storyteller as an ethnographer, Lydia Cabrera was captivated by a strange and magical new world revealed to her by her Afro-Cuban friends in early twentieth-century Havana.

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Afro Cuban Tales By Cabrera Lydia Paperback PAGE #1: Afro Cuban Tales By Cabrera Lydia Paperback By Frédéric Dard - lydia cabrera was a legendary cuban ethnographer of afro cuban culture and the author of many books including el monte and vocabulario congo alberto hernandez chiroldes.

Afro-Cuban Tales. by Lydia Cabrera, J. Alberto Hernandez-chiroldes, et al. | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 2. Paperback $ Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances: Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data. Lydia Cabrera (in Havana, Cuba – Septemin Miami, Florida) was a Cuban independent ethnographer.

Cabrera was a Cuban writer and literary activist. She was an authority on Santería and other Afro-Cuban her lifetime she published over one hundred books; little of her work is available in most important book is El Monte (Spanish: "The.

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Lydia Cabrera () was a legendary Cuban ethnographer of Afro-Cuban culture and the author of many books, including El Monte and Vocabulario Congo. Alberto Hernandez-Chiroldes is a professor and chair of the Spanish department at Davidson College.

Lauren Yoder is James Sprunt Professor of French at Davidson College. Afro-Cuban Tales.(Book review) by "African American Review"; Literature, writing, book reviews Ethnic, cultural, racial issues Books Book reviews Printer Frien, articles and books.

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Afro-Cuban Tales (Updated Edition) by Lydia Cabrera, Lauren Yoder (Translator), J. Alberto Hernandez-Chiroldes (Translator), Isabel Castellanos (Introduction), Lydia Carbrera Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast.

2 day shipping options As much a storyteller as an ethnographer, Lydia Cabrera was. Afro-Cuban Tales Author Lydia Cabrera, J. Alberto Hernandez-chiroldes (Translator), Lauren Yoder (Translator), Isabel Castellanos (Introduction) Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used:Good Quantity available 1 Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Bison Books Date published That said, this sole book of Cabrera’s in English is a remarkably entertaining read and an essential read for lovers of contemporary Latin American fiction.

It could be argued that the entire school of Latin American “Magic Realism” begins with Cabrera’s Afro-Cuban Tales.

These twenty-two stories are surrealistic fables. Then there are books like Lydia Cabrera’s Afro-Cuban Tales, which was published in Spanish in and only made it into English 64 years later. These burst into an era very different from the moment in history in which they were created, a bit like light reaching us from extinct stars.

Afro-Cuban Tales was first published in French in as Les Contes negres de Cuba during a historical moment in which African art was the mode in Paris. The text's first Spanish edition was published in along with an introduction by eminent Cuban ethnographer Fernando Ortiz. In Afro-Cuban Tales this world comes to teeming life, introducing English-speaking readers to a realm of tenuous boundaries between the natural and the supernatural, Lydia Cabrera (–) was a legendary Cuban ethnographer of Afro-Cuban culture and the author of many books.

The Story of Cuba through Dance. Friday 29th May, pm. The Forum Bath, St James Parade, Bath Bookings: A CUBAnia Dance Company Production An. Afro-Cuban Tales was first published in French in as Les Contes negres de Cuba during a historical moment in which African art was the mode in Paris.

The text's first Spanish edition was published in along with an introduction by eminent Cuban ethnographer Fernando Ortiz. In a sublime synthesis of traditional folklore and imagistic surrealism, Lydia Cabrera's Afro-Cuban Tales questions the normative spaces occupied by bodies.

Deriving from animist tradition, her characters exist in an impossible multiplicity of spaces, being at once animals and plants, humans and gods. Cabrera’s characters endure trials of biological identity and social co-existence, and.

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