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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Choose your country or region Close. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. A mulatto friend and suitor of ccilia kills Leonardo, and Cecilia is thrown into prison as an accessory to the crime.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. When Leonardo, who gets bored with Cecilia after a while, agrees to marry a white upper class woman, Cecilia vows revenge.

On the day of villavetde wedding, Leonardo is assassinated on the steps of the cathedral by Pimienta who acts on the instigation of Cecilia.

Cecilia Valdes: Or El Angel Hill

Most villaverds this was suddenly thrown at the reader at the end of the book. This is important in the story since these minor differences were very important in 19th century slave countries. Returns are shipped at the customer’s risk. There are several subplots such as the escaped slave who succeeds in killing his wily captor and the life of Cecilia’s wet-nurse who was also a wet-nurse for Leonardo’s family.


Oddly, there is no mention of Pimiento’s fate after the murder. English Choose a language for shopping.

Cecilia Valdés or El Angel Hill – Cirilo Villaverde – Oxford University Press

Cuando la abuela mulata le dice a la muchacha que porqu Al leer esta narrativa situada en Cuba en el siglo XVIIII, se reconocen con no mucha sorpresa las nociones racistas con que hemos crecido.

We are unable to offer combined shipping for multiple items purchased. No es que los apruebe, ni que comparta su pensar, pero los comprendo; y este libro me ha ayudado mucho a eso. In the last few pages very few pagesthe fate of Cecilia, her faithful friend, Leonardo’s betrothed and Cecilia’s wet-nurse are described hurriedly as if the author had 10 minutes to finish the book.

Books by Cirilo Villaverde. She adores him, failing to see his shallow character.

This isn’t just for those trying to improve their Spanish. Enabling mother to the rescue: Would you like to tell us villagerde a lower price? He may have been a narcissist because Cecilia is described as looking exactly like Leonardo’s full sister. 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.

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Trivia About Cecilia Valdes: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A film based on the novel was produced in Cuba in The novel needs to be read in light of its 19th century origins. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

The storyline is about a tragedy of manners, love and revenge, in colonial Cuban society of the early 19th century.

Want to Read saving…. In he was imprisoned for his role in an Anti-colonial conspiracy. It is sad because it is a Great story. Thanks for telling us about the problem. See all 5 reviews. Retrieved from ” https: This article needs additional citations for verification.

Cecilia’s father, mother and her grandmother who raised her. I’d have welcomed a ‘Table of Personages’, though all relationships not at all easy to lay forth.

Very interesting post-Cuba-trip reading. The feckless Leonardo wants it all.