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The life and poems of a Cuban slave

Author: Juan Francisco Manzano; Edward J Mullen
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Series: Afro-Latin diasporas
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This is a revised second edition of Edward Mullen's landmark scholarly presentation of Juan Francisco Manazo's autobiography and poetry. Taking into account the extensive scholarship that has accrued  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cuban poetry
Biography
History
Poetry
Sources
Named Person: Juan Francisco Manzano; Juan Francisco Manzano; Juan Francisco Manzano
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Francisco Manzano; Edward J Mullen
ISBN: 9781137481368 1137481366
OCLC Number: 883510658
Description: ix, 221 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface to the second edition --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction : poems by a slave in the island of Cuba --
Preface --
The slave-trade merchant --
The sugar estate --
Life of the negro poet --
Poems, written in slavery / by Juan --
To death --
To calumny --
Religion: an ode --
Years --
The cucuya; or fire-fly --
The clock that gains --
The dream --
A specimen of inedited Cuban poems --
Appendix --
In re, slave trade : questions addressed to senor of Havana / by R.R. Madden --
Questions respecting the state of religion in Cuba, addressed to senor of the Havana / by R.R.M --
Necessity of separating the Irish in America from the sin of slavery --
Bartholomew las Casas --
Evils of the Cuban slave-trade --
Conditions of slaves in Cuba --
Laws for the protection of slaves in Cuba --
Emancipation of slaves in Cuba --
Glossary --
Manzano's poems in the original Spanish --
Mis Treinta Años --
El relox adelantado --
La cocuyera --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Afro-Latin diasporas
Responsibility: Juan Francisco Manzano, 1797-1854 ; edited by Edward J. Mullen.

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"Edward Mullen's pioneering edition of the first English translation of the autobiography of the enslaved Cuban poet Juan Manzano by British abolitionist Richard Robert Madden introduced generations Read more...

 
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