Mapping the Cuban Condition in Fernando Ortiz's Un catauro de cubanismos

Fay, Stephen (2010). Mapping the Cuban Condition in Fernando Ortiz's Un catauro de cubanismos. New West Indian Guide, 84 (1-2), pp. 41-62.

Abstract

This article explores the idiom-identity complex in Cuba in the first three decades of the twentieth century, concentrating on an emblematic catalog of the idiomatic raw material of the Cuban language community: Fernando Ortiz's vernacular dictionary, Un catauro de cubanismos from 1923. Author considers the critical complex of history, geography, and identity within Ortiz's dictionary.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/13822373-90002446
Divisions: Languages & Social Sciences
Additional Information: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cuba, identity, liminality
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Published Date: 2010-01
Authors: Fay, Stephen

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