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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Juan Francisco Manzano

Please try again later. The revolt led wealthy landowners to flee esclavl Cuba bringing stories of the rebellion. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The group took up a collection to buy Manzano’s freedom. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Nicole Giuliani rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Print Save Cite Email Share. I recommend this book. Cuban playwrights in the 18th and 19th centuries would take Spanish works and “Cubanize” them.

No ratings or reviews yet. In this exceptional text—the only surviving Black memoir completed during the slavery period—Manzano documents his living circumstances as a house slave, a refined and self-educated Black Creole who could read and write, who painted portraits, and who even became an accomplished poet.

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Wayne State University Press, However you approach the debate, Manzano’s narrative is a Cuban essential classic. Lulu rated it it was amazing Aug 15, Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World. Ivan Schulman introduces the text to place it in historical and cultural context. Any Condition Any Condition. Paperback Nonfiction Books in Latin.

July 9, Sold by: Madden also does away with details that show Manzano as an exception among slaves in order to portray Manzano as a “worthy victim”.

I foolishly bought this copy because it kn cheaper than any others, not realizing fgancisco difficult it would be to read an edition other than the one my college bookstore was selling.

He writes, “remember when you read me that I am a slave and that the slave is a dead being in the eyes of his master,” meaning Manzano had no control over his destiny. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


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Society and Culture GO. While the narrative is, as another reviewer mentions, somewhat truncated, it is nonetheless a gripping account of one man’s lived pleasures and horrors, and it’s also an eye-opening reminder of the complicated family relationships that remain slavery’s legacy in the Americas.

Manzano’s autobiography is the only one from that region to date. Introduccion a su estudio Wayne State University Press, Florida Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Wilson Kanzano Zembola b.

Juan Francisco Manzano’s Autobiografía de un esclavo

Manzano’s play Zafira was published in Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Zafira references the Haitian revolution ofthe only successful slave revolt, and the black republic established there in Broadsnark rated it really liked it May 24, Except it was written before that, by a slave, so stupid white girls on goo I found the text while researching the history of slavery in Latin America.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Barbara rated it it was ok May 26, I didn’t really understand cuban history and reading the intro and content educated me on the history of Cuba.