An Ethnological Interpretation of the Afro-Cuban World of Lydia Cabrera (1900-1991)

An Ethnological Interpretation of the Afro-Cuban World of Lydia Cabrera (1900-1991)

By: Mariela A. Gutierrez (author), Catherine Kergoat (translator), Mariela A. Gutierrez (translator), Mariela A. Gutierrez (editor), Julio Wedel-Carballo (editor)Hardback

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List of Photographs of Lydia Cabrera; Foreword by Beatriz Varela, Professor Emerita; Acknowledgements; Author's Prologue: Lydia Cabrera (1900-1991): Writer of Afro-Cuban Tales; Introduction; Chapter I: African and Afro-Cuban Factors in the Structure of Lydia Cabrera's Black Short Stories; Chapter II: The Characters: Gods, Animals, Humans, Supernatural Beings and Objects; Chapter III: The Theme of the Waters The Symbolic Language of the Waters in Lydia Cabrera's Short Stories; Turtle's Stories and Their Relation to the Waters; The Privilege of Intimating With the Waters; The Myth of the Wasteland; Conclusion; By Way of an Epilogue; Afro-Cuban Lore and Mores; El Monte: The Setting of Lydia Cabrera's Cosmos; Ache: Cornerstone of Yoruba Mythology; Bibliography; Works by Lydia Cabrera; Publications on Lydia Cabrera's Opus; Newspaper Articles about Lydia Cabrera; Works Cited and Consulted; Index; Contributors.

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  • publication date: 01/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780773450424
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 250
  • ID: 9780773450424
  • ISBN10: 0773450424

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