San Juan: Ciudad Sonada

San Juan: Ciudad Sonada

by Edgardo Rodriguez Julia
     
 

Todo el paisaje de mi infancia ha desaparecido . . . Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá is an expert and lyrical guide to the history, inhabitants, and culture of his native city of San Juan, recalling scenes from his childhood while chonicling the social and physical changes in the city. Though superhighways have replaced the winding lanes and Puerto Ricans remain

Overview

Todo el paisaje de mi infancia ha desaparecido . . . Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá is an expert and lyrical guide to the history, inhabitants, and culture of his native city of San Juan, recalling scenes from his childhood while chonicling the social and physical changes in the city. Though superhighways have replaced the winding lanes and Puerto Ricans remain socially and politically divided, Rodríguez Juliá also evokes picturesque imagery and the melancholy sweetness of remembrance as he leads readers through his Ciudad Sonada, his city of dreams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299205904
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
11/15/2004
Series:
The Americas Ser.
Edition description:
Spanish Language Edition
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Acclaimed Puerto Rican novelist Edgardo Rodriguez Julia is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and is professor of literature at the University of Puerto Rico. He has published eleven works of fiction. Introduction by Antonio Skarmeta, author of Il Postino.

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