Cecilia Valdés

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Cecilia Valdés, by Cirilo Villaverde, is the most important Cuban novel of the 19th century, a kind of tragedy of miscegenation essential in a reflection on the ethnic conflicts of the Cuban nation. It is also a story of seduction and how it is practiced in different cultures. The text is full of comments on the different social types and economic and religious orders of the time.
This edition contains the updated notes of Antonio Tudisco and Olga Blondet Tudisco.