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Puerto Rican nation-building literature

impossible romance

by Zilkia Janer

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico.
    • Subjects:
    • Puerto Rican literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Puerto Rican literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • National characteristics, Puerto Rican, in literature,
    • Nationalism in literature,
    • Politics and literature -- Puerto Rico

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [107]-116) and index.

      StatementZilkia Janer.
      SeriesNew directions in Puerto Rican studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ7422 .J36 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 119 p. ;
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3422495M
      ISBN 100813028434
      LC Control Number2005044177
      OCLC/WorldCa59756070

      The process of nation-building in Latin America transformed the relations between the state, the economy, and nature. Between and , the economies of most countries in the Spanish Caribbean came to depend heavily on the export of plant products, such as coffee, tobacco, and sugar. History & Background. Puerto Rico is the smallest of the three islands, including also Santo Domingo and Cuba, that make up the Caribbean chain known as the Greater first governor, Ponce de Le ó n, set a pattern of common interests for Spain and Puerto Rico, but later this commonality of interests ceased to be, and the Spanish captains-general who held all authority on the island.

        Diaspora Blackness in the Caribbean: A Radical Resource. Implications of Afro-Puerto Rican Language in Literature. Empire and Nation Building in the Caribbean, Barbados – Puerto Rican intellectuals of the s generation used literature as an anti-colonial shield against US imperialism (Gelpi ). One of these thinkers was Nilita Vientos Gaston, a lawyer and gestora cultural, who created the literary journal Asomante, one of the island's most important anti-colonial projects.

      Puerto Rican literature was Manuel Alonso's El gibaro, an collec­ tion of vignettes about peasant customs and traditions in the Puerto Rican countryside. Elgibaro was a seminal work in that it attempted to define Puerto Rican culture in its own terms, separating it from the tra­ ditions and customs of the Spanish metropolis. It. "The book is a reading feast for Puerto Rican sport fans. More importantly, it contributes to the understanding of colonialism where the agency of colonial subjects is emphasized in their negotiations of power structures. It is a must read for scholars of U.S. and Caribbean history." —Rosa E. Carrasquillo, Diplomatic History.


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