Cecilia Valdés

Book Information

Serie: Narrativa 288
ISBN ebook: 9788498168976
ISBN papel: 9788496290501
Páginas: 518
Portada: Cover of a recording of Gonzalo Roig
Editor: Esteban Rodríguez Herrera
Prólogo de: Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
Notas de: Antonio Tudisco y Olga Blondet Tudisco
Author:Cirilo Villaverde
Categories: African Diaspora, Colonial literature, Modern Cults Tags: Central America, Century XIX, Cuba, Latin America


Cecilia Valdés, by Cirilo Villaverde, is the most important Cuban novel of the 19th century, a kind of tragedy of miscegenation essential in a reflection on the ethnic conflicts of the Cuban nation. It is also a story of seduction and how it is practiced in different cultures. The text is full of comments on the different social types and economic and religious orders of the time.
This edition contains the updated notes of Antonio Tudisco and Olga Blondet Tudisco.