Hastily written in a Havana prison in and published on a small scale in , ¡Ecué-Yamba-O! reads like an experiment in avant-garde fragmentation and. González Echevarría characterizes ¡Ecué-Yamba-O! and Carpentier’s other early production as “callow works in which only the barest outline of the future is. published on a small scale in , ¡Ecué-Yamba-O! reads like an experiment in avant-garde fragmentation and elemental expressions of otherness. The work.
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Hamba born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period. Lists with This Book.
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Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of ecus twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was a novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature ecur its “boom” period. Contact Contact Us Help. He was jailed and exiled and he lived for many years in France and Venezuela but returned to Cuba after the revolution.
Ecue yamba O by Alejo Carpentier. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To understand this reflection is to grapple with a fundamental reality of the afrocubanista craze.
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