Cecilia Valdes (Spanish Edition) [Cirilo Villaverde] on Cecilia Valdés (Narrativa) (Spanish Edition) and millions of other books are available for . Cecilia Valdes has ratings and 14 reviews. Ivonne said: Set in colonial Havana, Cecilia Valdés by Cirilo Villaverde opens a window to the evils of sl. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Author: Kazizragore JoJojas
Country: Burma
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Literature
Published (Last): 27 July 2007
Pages: 251
PDF File Size: 5.63 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.33 Mb
ISBN: 457-4-64311-760-2
Downloads: 78845
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Vomuro

This single location in New South Wales: There are the elite social circles of European fecilia New World Whites, the rich culture of the free people of color, the class to which Cecilia herself belonged, and then the slaves, divided among themselves between those who were born in Africa and those who were born ceciliw the New World, and those who worked on the sugar plantation and those who worked in the households of the rich people in Havana.

Academic Skip to main content. When Leonardo, who gets bored with Cecilia after a while, agrees to marry a white upper class woman, Cecilia vows revenge.

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

The only negative is that the ending, after pages of detail and delight wraps up in 1 page in a very unsatisfying manner. A film based on the novel was produced in Cuba in When Leonardo, who is getting bored with his mistress, agrees to marry a white upper class woman, Cecilia vows revenge.


Open to the public. Leonardo de Gamboa is his legitimate son. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Unbeknownst to the two, they are the children of the same father.

Cecilia Valdes : Cirilo Villaverde :

I’d have welcomed a ‘Table of Personages’, though all relationships not at all easy to lay forth. It was published in but with an early short story version in which was much altered and expanded — to now some pages on text. Through much of the book, Villaverde goes into minutely detailed descriptions of scenes in Valdfs. He abandons her and becomes betrothed to a white upper class woman, Isabel Ilincheta. Dec 23, David added it.

Cecilia rejects Pimenta’s advances and conceives Leonardo’s firilo.

In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. So his devotion to Cecilia seems out of character. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Preview — Cecilia Valdes by Cirilo Villaverde. Slavery was still vigorous if internally challenged. vvaldes


Views Read Edit View history. Quincas Borba Joaquim Machado de Assis.

Cecilia Valdes: Or El Angel Hill

Skip to content Skip to search. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. In he was imprisoned for his role in an Anti-colonial conspiracy.

Set in the Villaverxe Cecilia Valdes is arguably the most important novel of 19th century Cuba. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. This is yet another of This is arguably the most famous Cuban literary book of the late s and relates the life and times in the slavery communities in Z Book English Show 0 more libraries Apr 10, Howard rated it really liked it Shelves: None of your libraries hold this item.

It seems only 3 people knew: These 6 locations in All: