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The Resource Adios, happy homeland!, Ana Menéndez

Adios, happy homeland!, Ana Menéndez

Label
Adios, happy homeland!
Title
Adios, happy homeland!
Statement of responsibility
Ana Menéndez
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Adios, Happy Homeland! is a group of interlinked tales that challenge our preconceptions of storytelling. This critical look at the life of the Cuban writer pulls apart and reassembles the myths that have come to define Menendez's culture, blending illusion with reality and exploring themes of art, family, language, superstition, and the need to escape --from the island, from memory, stereotype, and from the self. We're taken into a sick man's fever dream as he waits for a train beneath a strange night sky, into a community of parachute makers facing the end in a windy town that no longer exists, and onto a Cuban beach where strange debris washes ashore in the wake of a mother and son's hurried escape on a boat bound for America."
Storyline
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
392197
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Menéndez, Ana
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cuba
  • Short stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Adios, happy homeland!, Ana Menéndez
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
You are the heirs of all my terrors -- Cojimar -- The boy who was rescued by fish -- The boy's triumphant return -- In defense of flying -- Glossary of Caribbean winds -- The parachute maker -- From: the poets, To: Herberto Quain -- From: Herberto Quain, To: the poets -- Redstone -- The express -- Zodiac of loss -- Journey back to the seed (¿Qué quieres, vieja?) -- The boy who fell from heaven -- The poet in his labyrinth -- Adios happy homeland : selected translations according to Google -- Un cuento extraño -- A brief history of the Cuban poets -- The melancholy hour -- End-less stories -- Three betrayals -- Voló como Matías Pérez -- Traveling foos -- The shunting trains trace iron labyrinths
Control code
ocn693810204
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 268 p.
Isbn
9780802170842
System control number
(OCoLC)693810204
Label
Adios, happy homeland!, Ana Menéndez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
You are the heirs of all my terrors -- Cojimar -- The boy who was rescued by fish -- The boy's triumphant return -- In defense of flying -- Glossary of Caribbean winds -- The parachute maker -- From: the poets, To: Herberto Quain -- From: Herberto Quain, To: the poets -- Redstone -- The express -- Zodiac of loss -- Journey back to the seed (¿Qué quieres, vieja?) -- The boy who fell from heaven -- The poet in his labyrinth -- Adios happy homeland : selected translations according to Google -- Un cuento extraño -- A brief history of the Cuban poets -- The melancholy hour -- End-less stories -- Three betrayals -- Voló como Matías Pérez -- Traveling foos -- The shunting trains trace iron labyrinths
Control code
ocn693810204
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 268 p.
Isbn
9780802170842
System control number
(OCoLC)693810204

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