Tag: Cuban literature

The Forgotten Origins of Cuban Science Fiction

A Gap in Traditional Historiography Talking about José Hernández Artigas and his role as a precursor of Cuban...

Pedro Juan Gutiérrez and ‘Dirty Havana Trilogy’: 25 Years...

Pedro Juan Gutiérrez, at 73, is no longer the sex-addicted alcoholic with sudden fits of rage who...

The Beginnings of Socialist Realism in Cuban Science Fiction

One of the consequences of the abrupt break in the evolution of Cuban literature that took place...

‘Severo secreto’: Severo Sarduy’s Impossible Comeback

For Oneyda and Gustavo The transvestite does not copy: he simulates, for there is no norm that invites...

Hannah Rosenthal, c’est nous: The New Novel by Armando...

1 Armando Lucas Correa entered the nonfiction market a decade ago with En busca de Emma (Rayo, 2009),...

Letters from Herralde

In the spring of 1969, in a brief stupor of Franco’s state of emergency, the publishing house...