Juan Francisco Manzano (), an urban slave who taught himself to read and write, and who ultimately achieved fame as a poet in Cuba’s colonial. Autobiografía de un esclavo has ratings and 8 reviews. Kelsey said: El único testimonio escrito por un esclavo cubano en su época, La autobiografía d. Title. La narrativa en la Autobiografía de un esclavo de Juan Francisco Manzano Autobiografia, Cuba, Juan Francisco Manzano, wonderful, literary, analysis.

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All Title Author Keyword. French slaves were not allowed in Cuba for fear of another revolt.

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I recommend this book. Yamir rated it really liked it Oct 03, Alvar Nunez Autobiogrqfia de Vaca. Lovisa von Burghausen — Olaudah Equiano c. This is our only remaining account of a slave’s life in Cuba. Zafira takes place in 16th century Mauritania in North Africa. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads escpavo. However, the life of a house slave was isolating. Get to Know Us. See and discover other items: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Ellen rated it it was amazing Oct 25, I think it’s key to understanding the effect that slavery actually had on slaves.


In some ways, this book is better than its aesthetics. Frqncisco that time the Cuban sugar economy depended on slave labor for its wealth.

Autobiografía de un esclavo

This item doesn’t belong on this page. The Spanish hero in the original version,was taken out in favor of the slave Noemi who represents Afro-Cuban slaves.

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This represents the Spanish and Cuban’s fear of another uprising like the one in Haiti. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Jul 24, Dusty rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ivan Schulman introduces the text to place it in historical and cultural context. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

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See details for additional description. He proudly becomes a mulato fino—a refined mulatto, a type that Costumbrista writing often reflects in Black male and female urban characters. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In correspondence between Manzano and Del Monte, Manzano was initially hesitant to reveal details that he though would not be well received by his benefactor. There was a problem filtering reviews manzaon now.


The Autobiography of a Slave makes available a major literary ezclavo and important social document, one that will contribute to the growing interest in Latin American slave societies and African Diaspora history and culture.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Manuel rated majzano liked it Nov 12, esclaov Manzano’s play, Zafirawas published in In his biased analysis of Black Creole cultures, however, Manzano fails to explore slave traditions, and he chooses not to offer a full picture of the horrors Customers who bought this item also bought.

Ana Valero-silva rated it it was amazing May 13, This is the “Diary of Anne Frank” for slavery in the Caribbean. Her son, Selim, returns in disguise to reclaim the throne.