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Black writers in Latin America / Richard L. Jackson.

Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0826305016, 9780826305015

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Subjects Blacks in literature.
Spanish American literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
Spanish American literature -- Black authors.
Description xiii, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-218) and index.
Contents Introduction: The problems of literary Blackness in Latin America -- part 1. Early literature (1821-1921): In the beginning: oral literature and the "true Black experience" -- Slave poetry and slave narrative: Juan Francisco Manzano and Black autobiography -- Slave societies and the free Black writer: José Manuel Valdés and "Plácido" -- From antislavery to antiracism: Martín Morúa Delgado, Black novelist, politician, and critic of postabolitionist Cuba -- Cultural nationalism and the emergence of literary Blackness in Colombia: the originality of Candelario Obeso -- The Black swan: Gaspar Octavio Hernández, Panama's Black modernist poet -- pt. 2. Major period (1922-49): The turning point: the Blackening of Nicolás Guillén and the impact of his Motivos de son -- The Black writer, the Black press, and the Black Diaspora in Uruguay -- Juan Pablo Sojo and the Black novel in Venezuela -- Adalberto Ortiz and his Black Ecuadorian classic -- Literary Blackness in Colombia: the novels of Arnoldo Palacios -- pt. 3. Contemporary authors (1950- ): Literary Blackness in Colombia: the ideological development of Manuel Zapata Olivella -- Literary Blackness and Third Worldism in recent Ecuadorian fiction: the novels of Nelson Estupiñán Bass -- Folk forms and formal literature: revolution and the Black poet-singer in Ecuador, Peru, and Cuba -- Return to the origins: the Afro-Costa Rican literature of Quince Duncan -- Ebe Yiye -"the future will be better": an update on Panama from Black Cubena -- Conclusion: Prospects for a Black aesthetic in Latin America.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Latin America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4859061
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Jackson, Richard L., 1937-
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