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La Cuarterona/The Quadroon: A dual language edition, Spanish/English (Paperback)

La Cuarterona/The Quadroon: A dual language edition, Spanish/English By J. Delgado-Figueroa, Alejandro Tapia y. Rivera Cover Image
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A dual language edition of Alejandro Tapia y Rivera's masterpiece: set in Havana in the mid-19th century, the drama presents the obstacles to a mixed-race relationship between a son of the nobility and a woman of African ancestry. This unique version was edited and annotated by Dr. J. Delgado-Figueroa, author of "Our Father Takes and Bride" and "Lamentos Boricanos," former professor of Spanish literature and linguistics at the universities of Minnesota, Puerto Rico and South Carolina, as well as a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute. This edition includes Spanish-language biographical notes, a select bibliography and an essay by Dr. Delgado-Figueroa on racism in literature, popular culture and communication media in Cuba and Puerto Rico from the sixteenth century to the present.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781532962646
ISBN-10: 1532962649
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: April 25th, 2016
Pages: 254
Language: Spanish