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Author Méndez Rodenas, Adriana.

Title Gender and nationalism in colonial Cuba : the travels of Santa Cruz y Montalvo, condesa de Merlin / Adriana Méndez Rodenas
Edition First edition
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 317 pages) : illustrations
Contents From the margins of history : gender and nationalism in Spanish American literature -- The return of the prodigal daughter : the new world discovery of la condesa de Merlin -- The view from the harbor : gender subversion in the literature of the second discovery -- A nation invented : imagining Cuba in Merlin and the Del Monte circle -- (In)versions and (re)writings : viaje a La Habana and the origins of Cuban literature -- Bound to the (male) book : gender, colonialism, and slavery in La Havane -- Creole women : the other as self -- La comtesse stares back : the many faces of Merlin in Cuban literature
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-305) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Merlin, María de las Mercedes Santa Cruz y Montalvo, comtesse de, 1789-1852. Havane.
Feminist criticism.
Cuba -- Description and travel.
Cuba -- History -- 1810-1899.
Havana (Cuba) -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585033110 (electronic bk.)
9780585033112 (electronic bk.)