Juan Francisco Manzano (), an urban slave who taught himself to read and write, and who ultimately achieved fame as a poet in Cuba’s colonial. Autobiografía de un esclavo has ratings and 8 reviews. Kelsey said: El único testimonio escrito por un esclavo cubano en su época, La autobiografía d. Title. La narrativa en la Autobiografía de un esclavo de Juan Francisco Manzano Autobiografia, Cuba, Juan Francisco Manzano, wonderful, literary, analysis.

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One of these items ships sooner than the other. Any Condition Any Condition. Description Juan Francisco Manzanoan urban slave who taught himself to read and write, and who ultimately achieved fame as a poet in Cuba’s colonial slave society, wrote the only known autobiographical account of Latin American slavery. Manzano’s dignity was removed, due to his constant change of costume [4]. Sep 08, Kelsey rated it liked it. In the end, only a fourth jaun the text was written by the slave himself.


His body did not belong to him. It’s a moving story, but more importantly, a piece of history. Manzano’s play Zafira was published in The Autobiography of a Slave is the only existing documented account of 19th century Cuban Slavery and the only existing narrative account of slavery in Spanish America. In this first bilingual edition of the volume, Evelyn Picon Garfield provides a careful translation of Manzano’s somber narration. Manuel rated it liked it Nov 12, Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

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I read this book because it was required for my son to read during the summer. His second mistress, Marquesa de Prado Ameno, exercised control by dressing him up. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Lovisa von Burghausen — Olaudah Equiano c. Showing of 5 reviews.


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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The themes of tyranny, exile, subjugation, slavery and rebellion in 19th-century Havana indirectly challenged Spanish colonial rule.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There is an introduction which sets the text in its historical and cultural context. His narrative, composed in two parts, is a heart-rendering history of the systematic, unrelenting destruction of human dignity and individual will. Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World. The Autobiography of a Slave makes available a major literary text and important social document, one that will contribute to the growing interest in Latin American slave societies and African Diaspora history and culture.

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