Ignacio López-Calvo

in Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032405
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039466 | DOI:

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This chapter discusses and studies the way in which the Chinese in Cuba have been Orientalized or “Chinesized”. It focuses on several poems, the novella The Mandarin, the novels of Severo Sarduy, and the short story “Juego de las decapitaciones”.

Keywords: Chinese; Cuba; Orientalism; The Mandarin; Severo Sarduy

Chapter.  4677 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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