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


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.

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Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences & Humanities
Additional Information: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cuba, identity, liminality
Publication ISSN: 1382-2373
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Published Date: 2010-01
Authors: Fay, Stephen (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-5883-2606)


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