El lector : a history of the cigar factory reader (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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El lector : a history of the cigar factory reader

Publisher: Austin, Tex : University of Texas Press, Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor] 2011 ;
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An intriguing history of the hired readers who read to cigar factory workers in Cuba, Tampa, Key West, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780292725768 0292725760
OCLC Number: 743206195
Notes: Translated from the Spanish.
Originally published: 2010.
Description: 1 v. ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsPrologue to the English EditionIntroduction Part IReading Aloud in Cigar Factories until 19001. Cuba2. From Cuba to Spain: Reading Aloud in Emilia Pardo Bazan's La TribunaPart II "Workshop Graduates" and "Workers in Exile": Reading Aloud in the United States and Puerto Rico, 1868-19313. Key West4. Tampa5. Luisa Capetillo: Lectora in Puerto Rico, Tampa, and New YorkPart IIICigar Factory Lectores in Cuba, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic, 1902-20056. Cuba, 1902-19597. Cuba, 1959-20058. Mexico: The Echoes of Reading9. The Dominican Republic: Reading Aloud and the FutureEpilogueNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: by Araceli Tinajero ; translated by Judith E. Grasberg.


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"El Lector will find a broad and appreciative audience and will become a landmark in the study of Cuban and Latin American cultures." Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, Yale University

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