Handbook on Cuban History, Literature, and the Arts: New Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Social Change by Mauricio A. FontHandbook on Cuban History, Literature, and the Arts: New Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Social Change by Mauricio A. Font

Handbook on Cuban History, Literature, and the Arts: New Perspectives on Historical and…

byMauricio A. Font, Araceli Tinajero

Hardcover | June 30, 2014

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First Published in 2016. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Mauricio Fontis Director of the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies and Professor of sociology at The Graduate Center and Queens College, City University of New York.Araceli Tinajerois Professor of Spanish at The Graduate Center and The City College of New York. Among other books she is the author ofEl Lector: A History of th...
Title:Handbook on Cuban History, Literature, and the Arts: New Perspectives on Historical and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:June 30, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1612056792

ISBN - 13:9781612056791


Table of Contents

General Introduction
Mauricio A. Font and Araceli Tinajero

Part I: History
Julie Skurski
1El derecho de nacer: Legitimidad, historia, y literatura en Cuba
Rafael Rojas
2In Defense of the Cuban Revolution: Mobilization and Popular Support for Revolutionary Change, 1959–1961
Albert Manke
3Youth Organizations in Revolutionary Cuba, 1959–1962: FromUnidadtoVanguardia
Anne C. Luke
4Sugar and Revolution: Cuba 1952–2002
Luis Martínez-Fernández
5Cuban Corporatism: Batista’s Three-Year Plan and a Nation Betrayed
Brenden M. Carbonell
6An Anarchist Crucible: Transnational Radicals in Cuba, 1900–1915
Kirwin R. Shaffer
7The Hernández Family: Migration,Cubanidad, and Transnational Identities
Evelyn Powell Jennings

Part II: Literature and Intellectuals
Rafael Rojas
8Defining the Revolution: Afro-Cuban Intellectuals and the Doctrine of Martí
Kyle T. Doherty
9Fantoches 1926: A Collective Crime Mystery
Ana María Hernández
10Reinaldo Arenas: The Spokesman of the Invisible Community
María Encarnación López
11Havana, a City of Disenchantment in the Narrative of Padura Fuentes
Paula García Talaván
12El sujeto cubano en ruinas y las heterotopías sexualizadas deLa Habana en Contrabando de sombras, de Antonio José Ponte
Elena Valdez

Part III: Arts
Ana María Hernández and Raúl Rubio
13“La Habana está en todas partes”: Young Musicians and the Symbolic Redefinition of the Cuban Nation
Nora Gámez Torres
14Rumba Performance and the Politics of Place in the Era of Cultural Tourism
Rebecca Bodenheimer
15Cuban Ethnicities in Cinematic Context, 1930s–1950s
Raúl Rubio
16Fashion in Twenty-First-Century Havana
Araceli Tinajero
17Infidelity in Cuban Drama of the 1980s and 1990s—Toward a Positive Interpretation of Rupture
Ilka Kressner
18Teatro cubano del transmilenio: 1990–2010
Esther Suárez Durán
19P.M.in the Artistic Context
Jerry W. Carlson
20Una mirada historiográfica a la plástica cubana contemporánea: La Generación de cierta esperanza versus la Generación de la esperanza cierta
Ana María Socarrás Piñón

Editorial Reviews

"This handbook fills a need to bring interested readers up to date with developments in Cuban culture and society after the Special Period, when the Soviet Union disappeared together with its generous subsidies. . .Summing Up: Recommended. All libraries." ¿CHOICE "Handbook on Cuban History, Literature, and the Arts offers in one volume a comprehensive view of the status of Cuban studies today. The book illuminates the growing salience of social issues and changes in music, literature, cinema, and theater, thus fostering a fuller understanding of historical and current social dynamics of a Cuba in transformation today. This compilation contributes to the development of a framework for understanding the ongoing transformations in the presence of changing structural dynamics." ¿ Sir Read-a-Lot