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Cortijo's Wake / El entierro de Cortijo
A bilingual edition of a renowned work of Puerto Rican literature, Cortijo’s Wake/El entierro de Cortijo is novelist Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá’s vivid description of the funeral of legendary Puerto Rican musician Rafael Cortijo. El entierro de Cortijo became an immediate bestseller following its original publication in Puerto Rico in 1983. An unparalleled Afro-Puerto Rican p ...more
Paperback, Bilingual Edition, 152 pages
Published December 30th 2003 by Duke University Press Books
(first published January 1st 1983)
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Puerto Rican essayist and novelist present in the literary scene since the seventies, with the publication of La renuncia del héroe Baltasar. His works are always linked to Puerto Rican history; portaits of its modern socio-politics, and its colonial ups and downs.More about Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá...