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The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist, Margarita Engle

Label
The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist
Title
The lightning dreamer
Title remainder
Cuba's greatest abolitionist
Statement of responsibility
Margarita Engle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In free verse, evokes the voice of Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, a book-loving writer, feminist, and abolitionist who courageously fought injustice in nineteenth-century Cuba. Includes historical notes, excerpts from her writings, biographical information, and source notes
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Engle, Margarita
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Gómez de Avellaneda y Arteaga, Gertrudis
  • Novels in verse
  • Authors
  • Feminists
  • Abolitionists
  • Biographical fiction
  • Historical fiction
  • Cuba
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist, Margarita Engle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 181)
Contents
Historical background -- pt. 1. Suns and rays, 1827 -- pt. 2. The orphan theater, 1827 -- pt. 3. The marriage market, 1828 -- pt. 4. See me as I am, 1829 -- pt. 5. The hotel of Peace, 1836 -- Historical note -- The writing of Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
182 p.
Isbn
9780547807430
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013003913
System control number
  • (OCoLC)828265007
  • (OCoLC)ocn828265007
  • 635680
Label
The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist, Margarita Engle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 181)
Contents
Historical background -- pt. 1. Suns and rays, 1827 -- pt. 2. The orphan theater, 1827 -- pt. 3. The marriage market, 1828 -- pt. 4. See me as I am, 1829 -- pt. 5. The hotel of Peace, 1836 -- Historical note -- The writing of Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
182 p.
Isbn
9780547807430
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013003913
System control number
  • (OCoLC)828265007
  • (OCoLC)ocn828265007
  • 635680

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