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El lector : a history of the cigar factory reader

An intriguing history of the hired readers who read to cigar factory workers in Cuba, Tampa, Key West, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
Print Book, English, 2011
University of Texas Press, Combined Academic [distributor], Austin, Tex, Chesham, 2011
1 v. ; 23 cm
9780292725768, 0292725760
Acknowledgments Prologue to the English Edition Introduction Part I. Reading Aloud in Cigar Factories until 1900 1. Cuba 2. From Cuba to Spain: Reading Aloud in Emilia Pardo Bazán's La Tribuna Part II. "Workshop Graduates" and "Workers in Exile": Reading Aloud in the United States and Puerto Rico, 1868–1931 3. Key West 4. Tampa 5. Luisa Capetillo: Lectora in Puerto Rico, Tampa, and New York Part III. Cigar Factory Lectores in Cuba, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic, 1902–2005 6. Cuba, 1902–1959 7. Cuba, 1959–2005 8. Mexico: The Echoes of Reading 9. The Dominican Republic: Reading Aloud and the Future Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index
Translated from the Spanish
Originally published: 2010