Dream with no name: contemporary fiction from Cuba

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Seven Stories Press, Apr 1, 1999 - Fiction - 303 pages
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The third book in our award-winning series of contemporary fiction anthologies, Dream With No Name presents some of the best short fiction coming out of Cuba.streets in dreams of a nameless woman who comes to warm him. In "The Great Baro," the saddest man in the world presides over a nation of clowns. "An Unexpected Interlude Between Two Characters" recounts a sexual encounter between two young women at a run-down movie theater. In all the stories collected here, readers will discover Cuba's strong storytelling tradition as well as its diverse culturallegacies.

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This welcome anthology of 19 contemporary short stories includes some famous names--Reinaldo Arenas, Alejo Carpentier--as well as many new to non-Spanish readers. The collection covers the periods ... Read full review


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Juana Ponce de Leon is a writer, literary critic, and editor. She served as editor of LS, the literary supplement of the Advocate-Weekly newspapers in Connecticut and Massachusetts and now serves on the literature panel for New York Council on the Arts. Her articles have appeared in publications such as The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, and Latina.

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