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Mapa Dibujado Por Un Espía: Crónica Autobiográfica Y Poética De La Memoria, Isabel Alvarez-Borland Jan 2017

Mapa Dibujado Por Un Espía: Crónica Autobiográfica Y Poética De La Memoria, Isabel Alvarez-Borland

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

Mapa dibujado por un espía, a memoir by Guillermo Cabrera Infante ( published in 2013 by his widow Miriam Cabrera Infante), describes the experience of not being able to leave Cuba during four months, period in which the author had returned to his country in order to attend the funeral of his mother, Zoila Infante in 1965. My reading examines this memoir in its autobiographical dimension and seeks to illuminate the presence in this work of several voices that appear in tension with one another. My study focuses on these voices as it pays attention in particular to the silences of ...


Exilios Secretos Y Sujetos Invisibles: Guillermo Cabrera Infante Y Antonio José Ponte, Isabel Alvarez-Borland Oct 2016

Exilios Secretos Y Sujetos Invisibles: Guillermo Cabrera Infante Y Antonio José Ponte, Isabel Alvarez-Borland

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

Mapa dibujado por un espía (2013), memoria póstuma de Guillermo Cabrera Infante, publicada por su viuda Miriam Cabrera Infante, describe la experiencia de no poder salir de Cuba durante cuatro meses, época en la que nuestro autor había regresado a su país para asistir a los funerales de su madre, Zoila Infante en 1965. También en La fiesta vigilada (2007), colección de ensayos y memorias de exilio de Antonio José Ponte, podemos apreciar un horror similar al sufrido por Cabrera Infante. Aquí Ponte elabora un discurso que exibe una sensibilidad exílica que lo identifica con la historia inmediata a su ...


"Soy Un Ciego Empeñado En Leer Blancos": Liminaridad Y Posmemoria En La Fiesta Vigilada De Antonio José Ponte, Isabel Alvarez-Borland Jan 2010

"Soy Un Ciego Empeñado En Leer Blancos": Liminaridad Y Posmemoria En La Fiesta Vigilada De Antonio José Ponte, Isabel Alvarez-Borland

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


"De Palo Pa' Rumba:" An Interview With Leandro Soto, Isabel Alvarez-Borland Jan 2007

"De Palo Pa' Rumba:" An Interview With Leandro Soto, Isabel Alvarez-Borland

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

An interview with Leandro Soto, a Cuban artist who specializes in interdisciplinary and performance art. The interview was conducted in 2007 by Isabel Alvarez-Borland, professor of Spanish at the College of the Holy Cross.


Literaturas De Exilio Y Etnicidad: El Caso De Cuba, Isabel Alvarez-Borland Jan 2000

Literaturas De Exilio Y Etnicidad: El Caso De Cuba, Isabel Alvarez-Borland

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Displacements And Autobiography In Cuban-American Fiction, Isabel Alvarez-Borland Jan 1994

Displacements And Autobiography In Cuban-American Fiction, Isabel Alvarez-Borland

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

My study seeks to trace the dramatization of the Cuban voice within the fictional world of Cuban American authors and to explore the solutions and substitutions these authors have devised in order to create a voice in a culture other than that of their country of birth