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Cuban Artists Across the Diaspora: Setting the Tent Against the House

Cuban Artists Across the Diaspora: Setting the Tent Against the House

by Andrea O'Reilly Herrera


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ISBN-13: 9780292723924
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

ANDREA O'REILLY HERRERA is Professor of Literature and Director of Women's and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In addition to being a published poet and literary critic, she is the author of a number of critical works including ReMembering Cuba: Legacy of a Diaspora, the novel The Pearl of the Antilles, the edited collection of essays Cuba: Idea of a Nation Displaced, and the coedited textbook The Matrix Reader: Examining the Dynamics of Oppression and Privilege.

Table of Contents

"For the Cuban Dead," by Ricardo Pau-Llosa Café cubano à la Grisel Introduction. Setting the Tent Against the House Chapter One. Cuban Cultural Expression On and Off the Island: The Condition of "Unfreedom"
Oppositional Art in Cuba: Volumen Uno and the 1980s Generation The Soviet Socialist Art Movement Puré
Arte Calle Cuban Art Outside the Island Chapter Two. Repeating the Unrepeatable: CAFÉ and the Journeys of Cuban Artists The Origins of CAFÉ
CAFÉ in a Postindustrial Age Chapter Three. Mapmaking in Diaspora: A Crumb of Madeleine CAFÉ: An Encounter with Newness Chapter Four. CAFÉ and the Cuban Modernist Movement The Cuban Vanguardia The Influence of Europe in Cuban Visual Arts The Creolization of Cuban Culture José Bedia Angela Valella Raúl Villarreal Leandro Soto De palo pa' rumba Joaquín González Rafael López Ramos Laura Luna Ana María Sarlat Chapter Five. Seams of Continuity: The Landscape of the Dispossessed Cuban Paisajismo Raúl Villarreal Baruj Salinas Ana Flores Nelson García Miranda Ana Albertina Delgado Rosario "Chary" Castro-Marín Chapter Six. The Architecture of Longing and Remembrance Natasha Perdomo Anita Guerra Dora Hernández Armando Tejuca Glexis Novoa Chapter Seven. The Trope of Displacement, the Disruption of Space Victor Caldée Pedro Vizcaíno Joaquín González María Brito Sergio García Adriano Buergo Israel León Viera Yovani Bauta Elizabeth Cerejido Pedro Portal Jorge Arango Gloria Lorenzo Roberto Wong Chapter Eight. Discourses of Positionality The Fertile Nature of Dispersion and Rerooting Cultural Identity in Transition The Fifteenth Province Epilogue. Cuba, a Work in Progress Appendix A: Artists Included in Café: The Journeys of Cuban Artists Appendix B: "Café con leche," by Antonia "Toñi" Otaola Barco Notes

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