The Portable Island: Cubans at Home in the World

The Portable Island: Cubans at Home in the World


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This is a lyrical and timely collection that explores the meaning of home and identity for Cubans living on the island,as well asfor thosein far-flung locations around the globe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230604773
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/14/2008
Series: New Directions in Latino American Cultures
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ruth Behar is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. Her most recent book is An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba. Lucía M. Suárez is Associate Professor of Spanish at Amherst College. She is the author of The Tears of Hispaniola: Haitian and Dominican Diaspora Memory.

Table of Contents

Notes on a Voyage to Germany; C.A.Aguilera Diary of a Return to the Native Land; N.Araújo The Woman Who Wanted Bridges; R.Behar Wherever That May Be; R.Blanco Poems from Chile; D.Calderón A Cuban Sociologist in Puerto Rico; J.Duany A Cuban Dorothy; E.Rivero Ceremony for a Desperate Actress; A.Estevez Haiku Series Art-work; R.García Caminos; M.Islas Exile and Bouganvilia; J.Kozer An Interview with Ena Lucía Portela; I.López Piedra Jaimanitas; R.Lowinger Two Sides of Me; V.Pérez-Konina A Cuban Poet Lives in London; P.Pérez-Sarduy Between Borders: Cubans in Mexico; R.Rojas Other Roads to Santiago; L.Ruiz Citizen of One World; K.Suárez Cuba in My Heart; L.M.Suárez

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