Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption and Resistance, 1959-1971

Lillian Guerra of the Department of History, is the author of three books. The most recent, Visions of Power: Revolution, Resistance and Redemption in Cuba, 1959-1971, examines internal struggles among pro-revolutionary sectors and a centralizing Cuban state to define the practice and meaning of Communism in everyday culture and economic practice.
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Dr. Nicole Roberts takes you through what to expect in the course “Issues in Contemporary Cuban Culture”.

The course offers an analysis of the experimentation and controversies expressed in literature and deriving from the revolutionary contexts in Cuba since 1959. Students will also engage with selected novels, drama, poetry chosen from Morejón, Guillén, Cabrera Infante, Arenas, Arrufat, Otero, Padilla and many more.