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Self-Definition and the <i>Chinos Mambises</i>

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813032405.003.0009
Self-Definition and the Chinos Mambises

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This chapter discusses three texts in which Chinese Cuban subjectivity can be analyzed from a self-representational point of view. These texts allow readers to explore Chinese Cuban self-perception, and the discussion puts particular emphasis on the image of the Chinese as patriotic freedom fighters.

Keywords: subjectivity; self-perception; freedom fighters

Chapter.  6437 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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