Freedom From Liberation: Slavery, Sentiment, And Literature In Cuba by Gerard Laurence AchingFreedom From Liberation: Slavery, Sentiment, And Literature In Cuba by Gerard Laurence Aching

Freedom From Liberation: Slavery, Sentiment, And Literature In Cuba

byGerard Laurence Aching

Hardcover | August 7, 2015

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Gerard Aching is Professor of Africana and Romance Studies at Cornell University. He is author of The Politics of Spanish American Modernismo: By Exquisite Design and Masking and Power: Carnival and Popular Culture in the Caribbean.
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Title:Freedom From Liberation: Slavery, Sentiment, And Literature In CubaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:August 7, 2015Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253016932

ISBN - 13:9780253016935

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Liberalisms at Odds: Slavery and the Struggle for an Autochthonous Literature.
2. In Spite of Himself: Unconscious Resistance and Melancholy Attachments in Manzano's Autobiography.
3. Being Adequate to the Task: An Abolitionist Translates the Desire to Be Free.
4. Freedom Without Equality: Slave Protagonists, Free Blacks, and Their Bodies.
Epilogue
Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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...a remarkable book that delves deeply into social and psychological intricacies of the enslavement experience that marked race relations in the Americas.