In this essay, Roberto Fernández Retamar outlines a vision for a revolutionary American culture based in a political and intellectual history that began with José . from Caliban and Other Essays Roberto Fernandez Retamar Translated by Edward Baker Foreword by Fredric Jameson This article appeared for the first time in. On the forty-fifth anniversary of the publication of Cuban writer Roberto Fernández Retamar’s influential polemic Calibán, this essay revisits the.

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Essaying Shakespeare A pioneering scholar of Shakespeare and early modern letters provides an overview of work in the field.

Caliban And Other Essays

Sign In or Create an Account. If you’re interested in Latin American post-colonial, cultural, Marxist, or structuralist criticisms, this is fantastic.

roberyo Email required Address never made public. Sign In Forgot password? Roberto Fernandez Retamar — poet, essayist, and professor of philology at the University of Havana — has long served as the Cuban Revolution’s primary cultural and literary voice. I understand, though, that I am neither his target audience, nor in his target era, so I do not entirely disparage him for this. Alexander rated it really liked it Apr 21, I don’t know who they are!

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Published by Oxford University Press. Chris Wade rated it liked it Jun 16, Caliban’s having been conquered by the European Prospero did not make him less a human, but more so, and thus, less likely to want to be an exact replica of his conqueror. Return to Book Page. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. An early close confidant of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro, he has remained a central figure in Cuba since the Revolution.

Trivia About Caliban And Other Very good analyses on the subject. I used it as a primary source in my doctoral dissertation in the field. Jun 21, Stephen Crabtree rated it it was ok. Henry rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Guillermo Espinosa rated it really liked it Mar 20, Jenny rated it did not like it Jan 19, Jul 09, Jake Cotto rated it really liked it Shelves: Fernandez Retamar is on another level.

Lists with This Book. I can definitely see myself coming back to this work, and others of his, later in my life. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Quotes from Caliban And Other Sep 07, Sydney rated it liked it.

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Please try again later. Set up a giveaway. In this post we will be publishing the fourth part of the essay: Cultural and literary essays by a Cuban poet, essayist, and professor of philology who is known for his meticulous efforts to dismantle Eurocentric colonial and neocolonial thought.


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Oct 20, Astrid rated it liked it. Graft the world onto our republics, but the trunk must be that of our republics. Want to Read saving…. Imagination and Indigenous Sovereignty in the Trumpian Era. Retakar its publication in Cuba in’Caliban’ — the first and longest of the 5 essays in this book — has become a kind of manifesto for Latin American and Caribbean writers; its central figure, the rude savage of Shakespeare’s ‘Tempest,’ becomes in Retamar’s hands a powerful metaphor of their cultural situation — both its marginality and its revolutionary potential.