FonoLibro se enorgullece en presentar la obra cumbre de la literatura Cubana, Cecilia Valdés, del escritor Cirilo Villaverde, la cual es considerada la novela. Cecilia Valdés o la loma del angel [Cirilo Villaverde, Jean Lamore] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare Book. Cecilia Valdés is arguably the most important novel of 19th century Cuba. Originally published in New York City in , Cirilo Villaverde’s novel has fascinated.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? In this new English translation, a vast landscape emerges of the moral, political, and sexual depravity caused by slavery and colonialism. The zarzuela is in two acts with music by Gonzalo Roig.

Get to Know Us. English Choose a language for shopping. Carmen Abreut rated it it was amazing Oct 06, He may have been a narcissist because Cecilia is described as looking exactly like Leonardo’s full sister.

Section IV back in Havana leads inexorably to devastating consequences for all the key characters. Leonardo unwittingly falls in love with Cecilia, his half-sister, and she with him. Sep 12, Valerie Sherman rated it liked it.

Vilkaverde through the story, Mrs Dona Rosa learned that early in her marriage, her husband Don Candido Gamboa fathered a child of a mulatto, then arranging for his wife’s maid to have suckled this child along with her own – starting 20 years of doubt, suspicion, until here in chapter XIV they both are forced to recognize the truth.

Gillaverde mulatto friend and suitor of hers kills Leonardo, and Cecilia is thrown into prison as an accessory to the crime. Cecilia Valdes le revela a lector los mas intimos detalles de como era la vida e los tiempos coloniales de Cube an los anos s.


Most of this was suddenly thrown at the reader at the end of the book. Books by Cirilo Villaverde. Matilde rated it really liked it Jun 20, However, like his father, Leonardo has a roving eye.

Oddly, there is no mention of Pimiento’s fate after the murder. Estudi en La Habana en el Seminario de San Carlos donde se gradu de Bachiller en Leyes, m ‘s tarde practic la docencia y el periodismo.

Villaverde died in exile in AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Return to Book Page. Estimated delivery business days. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Read more Read less.

Cecilia’s father, mother and her grandmother who raised her. It’s fiction based on the true situation of Cuba under Spanish rule.

Cecilia Valdés or El Angel Hill

When Leonardo, who gets bored with Cecilia after a while, agrees to marry a white upper class woman, Cecilia vows revenge. Marie Bernard rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Cecilia turns to the faithful Pimienta to plan revenge. There are the elite social circles of European and New World Whites, the rich culture of the free people of color, the class to which Cecilia herself belonged, and then the slaves, divided among themselves between those who were born in Africa and those who were born in the New World, and those who worked on the sugar plantation and those who worked in the households of the rich people in Havana.


This is yet another of This is arguably the most famous Cuban literary book of the late s and relates the life and times in the slavery communities in Set in the Havana of the s, the novel introduces us to Cecilia, a beautiful light-skinned mulatta, who is being pursued by the son of a Spanish slave trader, named Leonardo.

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Cecilia Valdes: Or El Angel Hill by Cirilo Villaverde

Explore the Home Gift Guide. The book was a fascinating look into Cuban life in the 19th century, made all the more fascinating for me by a trip to Cuba in Diasporic Modernisms Allison Schachter. Quincas Borba Joaquim Machado de Assis. It is widely regarded as the best Cuban novel of the 19th century. Jolanta Da rated it it was ok Feb 08, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Unbeknownst to the two, they are the children of the same father. Nos da una imagen de Cuba imprescindible por su falta de esconder lo malo, aun cuando los personajes tratan de hacer exactamente eso.

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