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This research deals a distinct standpoint in analyzing the cultural politics of Cuba's complicated historical past via an exploration of the country's literature. The booklet introduces readers to a few of Cuba's most outstanding and interesting voices by means of studying a number of the old tropes placed forth by means of significant writers. Drawing on an array of interpretive ways from mythopoetic research to phenomenology, West addresses the paintings of Nancy Morejón, Alejo Carpentier, Virgilio Piñera, Dulce María Loynaz, José Lezama Lima, and Severo Sarduy. This poetic examine Cuba's wealthy and turbulent heritage throughout the eyes of its writers can be of curiosity to scholars and students of Latin American heritage and culture.

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