Literary Voices

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    Judith by Abel Fernández Larrea

    In his writing, Fernández Larrea seeks to banish any local color of his sceneries and language, in a displacement that ultimately imitates the most common literary translation. Author of a novel, short stories and essays, he is also an editor at the University of Havana publishing house.

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    Judit por Abel Fernández Larrea

    En su obra Fernández Larrea busca desterrar el color local de sus escenarios y de su lenguaje, en un desplazamiento que termina imitando a la más común de las traducciones literarias. Autor de una novela, cuentos, y ensayos, es editor de la Universidad de La Habana.

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    Summer Bells by Jhortensia Espineta Osuna

    Author of the short story collection Zona de Exorcismo, Espineta Osuna takes refuge in an upper floor of one of the few tall buildings of Camagüey, Cuba. From there, with explosive silence, like a gladiator illuminated by her own letters, she has been writing a novel for years.

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    Campanas de Verano por Jhortensia Espineta Osuna

    Autora del libro de cuentos Zona de exorcismo, Espineta Osuna se refugia en uno de los últimos pisos de uno de los únicos edificios altos de Camagüey, Cuba. Desde allí, en silencio explosivo, como una gladiadora iluminada de letras, escribe una novela desde hace años.

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    Jumping into an Empty Pool by Osdany Morales

    Author of two collections of short stories, Osdany Morales is one of the young Cuban writers that, through his many provocative intertextual connections, demonstrates a natural lucidity and playfulness. His work has been included in several short-story anthologies of recent Cuban literature.

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