AfroCuba An Anthology of Cuban Writing on Race, Politics and Culture

ISBN-10: 1875284419

ISBN-13: 9781875284412

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Pedro Perez Sarduy, Jean Stubbs

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This anthology looks at the AfroCuban experience through the eyes of the island's writers, scholars and artists. "A rich portrait of AfroCuba-one of the most vibrant and least well-documented of the black Caribbean diasporas."-Stuart Hall
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Ocean Press
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 309
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Acknowledgements and note on terminology
Introduction: The rite of social communion
For a Cuban integration of whites and blacks
The die is cast
The 19th century black fear
Mariana and Maceo
People without a history
Drum ballad
Claudio Jose Domingo Brindis de Salas
Back to Africa
Solutions to the black problem
Times I walk with my father
The 20th century black question
Myth and reality
Imaginary dialogue on folklore
An initiation ceremony in Regla de Palo
The principle of multiple representation
Abakua signs
Sara, one way or another
The Orishas in Cuba
The strokes of magical realism in Manuel Mendive
Ifa says
Maria Antonia
Adire and broken time
Redrawing the line
Birth of a national culture
A white problem: Reinterpreting Cecilia Valdes
The black and white in the narrative of Alejo Carpentier
Runaway story
Race and nation
Rethinking the plantation
The maids
Questions only she can answer
The true door
Images and icons
Rey Spencer's swing
Notes on contributors
Bibliographical note
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