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 the notions of double consciousness and self-exoticization as they appear in different cultural manifestations. It focuses on the processes of self-Orientalization that are displayed in the works of Chinese mulatto poet Regino Pedroso and in the paintings of Sino-Cuban artists Flora Fong, Pedro Eng Herrera, and María Lau.

Keywords: double consciousness; self-exoticization; cultural manifestations; self-Orientalization; Chinese mulatto; Regino Pedroso; Flora Fong; Pedro Eng Herrera; María Lau

Chapter.  4484 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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