Cecilia Valdes (O La Loma Del Angel)

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Cecilia Valdés es la más importante novela del siglo XIX cubano, una especie de tragedia del mestizaje imprescindible en una reflexión sobre los conflictos étnicos de la nación cubana. Es también un relato de la seducción y de cómo es practicada en diferentes culturas. El texto está lleno de comentarios sobre los diferentes tipos sociales y los órdenes económicos y religiosos de la época.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788496290501
  • Publisher: Red Ediciones
  • Publication date: 2/23/2007
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 502
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.15 (d)

Meet the Author

Cirilo Villaverde (1812-1894). Cuba. Estudió en La Habana en el Seminario de San Carlos donde se graduó de Bachiller en Leyes, más tarde practicó la docencia y el periodismo. En La Habana asistió a la Tertulia de Domingo Delmonte y publicó en la Gaceta Cubana su novela La joven de la Flecha de Oro. El 20 de octubre de 1848 fue condenado por una comisión militar, un año después escapó de la prisión y viajó a los Estados Unidos. Poco después fue nombrado redactor en jefe de La Verdad, periódico de Nueva York;aunque en 1858 fue amnistiado y pudo regresar a La Habana. En 1861 regresó a los Estados Unidos y trabajó en el periódico La América, de Nueva York. Terminó de escribir Cecilia Valdés en 1884 y murió el 24 de octubre de 1894 en dicha ciudad.
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Table of Contents

Series Editors' General Introduction vii
Introduction xi
About This Translation xxxi
Cecilia Valdes xxxiii
Dedication xxxv
Prologue xxxvii
Notes 493
Bibliography 499
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