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Cortijo's Wake / El Entierro de Cortijo

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Dezember 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A lyrical narration and examination of the life and death of Rafael Cortijo, an Afro-Caribbean drummer whose group--Cortijo y su Combo--influenced Puerto Rican society and music.

Portrait

Edgardo Rodriguez Julia is a widely acclaimed Puerto Rican novelist. Among his many books are" Sol de medianoche "(1999), "La noche oscura del Nino Aviles" (1984), and "La renuncia del heroe Baltasar" (1974, translated into English in 1997 as" The Renunciation"). Since 1968, he has taught literature and writing at the University of Puerto Rico.Juan Flores is Professor of Black and Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College and Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is the author of a number of books including" From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity" and" Divided Borders: Essays on Puerto Rican Identity."

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"A highly entertaining account of the wake and burial of Rafael Cortijo. . . . [Edgardo Rodriguez Julia's] book mixes first-hand descriptions of places and people with extravagant helpings of personal opinion."--Gerald Guinness, "San Juan Star"
EAN: 9780822332039
ISBN: 0822332035
Untertitel: Bilingual. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2003
Seitenanzahl: 152 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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