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The Cuban Condition

Translation and Identity in Modern Cuban Literature (Cambridge Studies in Latin American and Iberian Literature)

by Gustavo PГ©rez Firmat

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History and criticism,
  • Latin American Literature,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Spanish,
  • Language,
  • Cuba,
  • General,
  • Cuban literature--20th century--History and c,
  • Cuban literature--20th century--History and criticism,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / General,
  • Assimilation (Sociology) in literature,
  • Assimilation (Sociology) in li,
  • Cuban literature,
  • Literature and society

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7736967M
    ISBN 100521327474
    ISBN 109780521327473


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