FonoLibro se enorgullece en presentar la obra cumbre de la literatura Cubana, Cecilia Valdés, del escritor Cirilo Villaverde, la cual es considerada la novela. Cecilia Valdés o la loma del angel [Cirilo Villaverde, Jean Lamore] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare Book. Cecilia Valdés is arguably the most important novel of 19th century Cuba. Originally published in New York City in , Cirilo Villaverde’s novel has fascinated.

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Set in the Havana of the s, cceilia novel introduces us to Cecilia, a beautiful light-skinned mulatta, who is being pursued by the son of a Spanish slave trader, named Leonardo.

Grand Eagle Retail is the crcilia place for all your shopping needs! She had a close relationship to the escaped slave mentioned above. I don’t know how to describe this experience except to say that it is like a very important Cuban version of “Gone with the Wind;” the racism is more prevalent but also more tongue in cheek.

I judge this famous novel in scope is not unlike a Cuban “War and Peace. Cecilia was grief stricken. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Read more Read less. Allison rated it it was amazing Apr 07, In addition to critcisms of slavery, the novel also shines a light on the racial and class system of colonial America. The Spanish-born oligarchs top the social hierarchy, followed by the white Cuban colonists criollossorted by wealth and family distinction. She received the PEN award for her works. Torn from the Nest Clorinda Matto de Turner. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


When Leonardo, who gets bored with Cecilia after a while, agrees to marry a white upper class woman, Cecilia vows revenge.

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Halfway through the story, Mrs Dona Rosa learned that early in her marriage, her husband Don Candido Gamboa fathered a child of a mulatto, then arranging for his wife’s maid to have suckled this child along with her own – starting 20 ciriloo of doubt, suspicion, until here in chapter XIV they both are forced to recognize the truth.

The zarzuela is in two acts with music by Gonzalo Roig. Cecilia Valdes Cirilo Villaverde E-bok. Dec 23, David added it. Quincas Borba Joaquim Machado de Assis. Cirilo Villaverde’s very long novel begun in and finished in is a vast landscape which merges the moral, political and sexual depravity caused by slavery and colonialism. Al leer esta narrativa situada en Cuba en el siglo XVIIII, se reconocen con no mucha sorpresa las vllaverde racistas con que hemos crecido.

To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. While Cirilo Villaverde’s, “Cecilia Clrilo or EL Angel Hill”, is not written in the breathtaking prose some of my favorites ciriko, it is an incredible novel depicting nineteenth century Cuba.


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curilo Estimated delivery business days. It has never been out of print in Spanish, and have been translated into several English editions as Cecilia Valdes” or “Angel Hill. With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and over 1, in stock items – you’re bound to find what you want, at a price you’ll love!

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We cannot take responsibility for items which are lost or damaged in transit. Preview — Cecilia Valdes by Cirilo Villaverde. When Leonardo, who gets bored with Cecilia after a while, agrees to marry a white upper class woman, Cecilia vows revenge.

Ultimately, he succeeds in making Cecilia his mistress. Ships from and sold by Books Mela.

Add both to Cart Add both to List. As for Cecilia, our mixed-race heroine, she is often ciirlo as looking very much like her lover’s sister who is white.