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Afro-Cuban tales = Cuentos negros de Cuba

Author: Lydia Cabrera
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As much a storyteller as an ethnographer, Lydia Cabrera was captivated by a strange and magical new world revealed to her by her Afro-Cuban friends in early twentieth-century Havana. Here, she  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cabrera, Lydia.
Afro-Cuban tales.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607932755
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Cabrera
ISBN: 0803215339 9780803215337 0803264380 9780803264380
OCLC Number: 54988800
Language Note: In English.
Description: xvii, 169 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Bregantino Bregantín --
Chéggue --
Eyá --
Walo-Wila --
Two queens --
Papa Turtle and Papa Tiger --
Los compadres --
Mambiala Hill --
The easy life --
Apopoita Miamá --
Tatabisaco --
Arere Marekén --
The green mud of the Almendares --
Suandende --
Sokuando! --
Ñoguma --
Hicotea's horse --
One-legged-Osain --
The amazing Guinea --
The letter of emancipation --
The mutes --
The watchful toad.
Other Titles: Cuentos negros de Cuba.
Cuentos negros de Cuba
Responsibility: Lydia Cabrera ; translated by Alberto Hernández-Chiroldes and Lauren Yoder ; with an introduction by Isabel Castellenos.
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"A marvelous book, with emphasis on marvel as magical. No wonder Cabrera is seen as one of the writers who planted the seed for magical realism."-Danilo H. Figueredo, Multicultural Review -- Danilo Read more...

 
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