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Yocandra in the paradise of Nada

ZoeМЃ ValdeМЃs

Yocandra in the paradise of Nada

by ZoeМЃ ValdeМЃs

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Published by Allison & Busby in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuba -- Social conditions -- 1959- -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementZoé Valdés ; [translated by Sabina Cienfuegos].
    ContributionsCienfuegos, Sabina.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153p. ;
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18675839M
    ISBN 100749003030

    Yocandra in the paradise of nada: a novel of Cuba by Zoé Valdés (Book) editions published between and in 7 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. I Gave You All I Had ($; Nov.; pp.;): A wonderful second novel from the Cuban-born author of Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada () builds an impressive picture of Havana before, during, and in the wake of the Castro Revolution, while telling the exuberant story of former country girl Cuca Martinez's riotous life and loves.

    Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada: A Novel of Cuba. Average Rating: () out of 5 stars 1 ratings, based on 1 reviews. Zoe Valdes. Walmart # $ $ 67 $ $ Out of stock. Qty: Get in-stock alert. Delivery not available. Pickup not available. Sold & shipped by Academic Book Solutions. Return policy.4/5(1). Yocania cayana Gama nha Amora,Ashley Kakinda nha quiaba,Gisela patricia nha môsy,Celestina Teixeira nha eterna,Stella Ié Dkp nha mô,Eliane Matias nha .

      Novelist and poet ZoE ValdEs was born in Cuba in Her two earlier novels, "Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada" and "I Gave You All I Had, " have also appeared in English translation. ZoE ValdEs lives in Paris with her daughter. Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada: A Novel of Cuba by Valdes, Zoe. Arcade. Used - Very Good. Great shape- pages are unmarked and sharp. Paperback Used - Very Good Ships fast! Reprint.


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Zoe Valdes was born in Cuba in and fled to France in Overnight, she has vaulted to the first rank of contemporary Latin American novelists.

"Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada" (Arcade Publishing: ) was her first novel published in English/5. Already published in Germany, Spain and France, this brief first novel exposes the longing and suffering of Cuban society through the life of a woman named Patria, or Yocandra as she renames.

Zoe Valdes was born in Cuba in and fled to France in Overnight, she has vaulted to the first rank of contemporary Latin American novelists.

"Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada" (Arcade Publishing: ) was her first novel published in by: 2. Once dubbed "the Madonna of Cuban literature," she is the acclaimed author of several novels, including Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada and I Gave You All I Had, both published by Arcade.

Besides being awarded the Azorín Prize for The Weeping Woman, she has won the Planeta Prize and the Premio de Novela Ciudad de ed on: Janu   Zoe Valdes was born in Cuba in and fled to France in Overnight, she has vaulted to the first rank of contemporary Latin American novelists.

"Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada" (Arcade Publishing: ) was her first novel published in English/5(9). Yocandra In The Paradise Of Nada ($; May 1, ; pp.; 1- ): A zestful portrayal of a young woman revolutionary in today's Cuba adroitly juxtaposes its questing heroine's hopeful energies to the desiccated sensibilities of the annoyingly generic men (including the Traitor and the Nihilist, among others) whom she expects to become Yocandra in the paradise of Nada book lovers and mentors.

Born in the year of Castro's revolution, Yocandra embodies its promise and hope. But she grows up to see how the regime is turning her beautiful island into a wasteland of despair.

Coping with life means escaping into dreams, sex and humour. Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada: A Novel of Cuba - Zoé Valdés - Google Books Born the year of Castro's Revolution, the daughter of a hero of the sugarcane harvest - Che Guevara himself draped 4/5(1).

"La nada cotidiana" es una novela breve pero intensa, cargada de metáforas y rebelión. Es un boceto de la cotidianidad de una mujer en Cuba: se retratan todas las dificultades del día a día, la pobreza, la condición de ser mujer, y toda la vida interior de la protagonista que lucha contra ello y se rebela/5(46).

Buy Yocandra in the Paradise of NADA by Zoe Valdes online at Alibris UK. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop now. About the Edition "Yocandra, the first-person narrator, was born (like Valdés herself) in Havana in Now a dispirited, outspoken woman living in Cuba, narrator writes of a reality of 'nothing' that contrasts poignantly with that of a gusana friend in Madrid with whom she exchanges by: 2.

The author grew up in a communist atmosphere and therefore does approach the writing of her books in a biased fashion, mostly looking down on the Cuban ra in the Paradise of Nada, by Zoe Valdes, is about a young Cuban woman retelling her past and explaining the present. Her stories focus on female protagonists—often implicitly autobiographical—and their various struggles with Cuban history, both on and off the island.

Valdés’s early novel, La nada cotidiana () (Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada []), was hailed as the emergence of a new voice in Cuban literature. Get this from a library. Yocandra in the paradise of nada: a novel of Cuba.

[Zoé Valdés; Sabina Cienfuegos] -- "Yocandra, the first-person narrator, was born (like Valdés herself) in Havana in Now a dispirited, outspoken woman living in Cuba, narrator writes of a reality of 'nothing' that contrasts.

"Is this a garden or a cemetery. I want a garden. I need a garden. How proud I am to be Cuban. How terrified I am to be Cuban!" declares Yocandra in Zoé Valdés's Yocandra in the Paradise of NADA.

In this essay, I interrogate the. Check out this great listen on Born during the Cuban revolution inYocandra learns that for a woman to survive in the world of communist machismo, she must use all her assets - her body, her wits, and most importantly, her ability to transform disillusionment into wonder.

©. Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada by Zoe Valdes. Arcade Publishing. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have.

In her first two novels, the darkly satirical fantasia ''Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada'' and the romantic saga ''I Gave You All I Had,'' Valdés sketched the predicament of women in Castro's Cuba.

"Yocandra, the first-person narrator, was born (like Valdés herself) in Havana in Now a dispirited, outspoken woman living in Cuba, narrator writes of a reality of 'nothing' that contrasts poignantly with that of a gusana friend in Madrid with whom she exchanges letters/5(4).

“Yocandra” by Zoé Valdés and translated by Sabina Cienfuegos is a novella about a young girl born minutes after Labour Day inthe beginning of the Cuban revolution. Named Patria by her father, patriotically inspired by the fatherland, she later changes her name to Yocandra.

Yocandra in the paradise of Nada. [Zoé Valdés; Sabina Cienfuegos] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n bgn. Recently published in English as ''Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada,'' Ms. Valdes's novel begins with the words, ''She comes from an island that had wanted to build paradise.declares Yocandra in Zoé Valdés’s Yocandra in the Paradise of NADA.

In this essay, I interrogate the revolutionary contradictions inscribed on female sexualized bodies showing how women’s histories are registered in their scars, each scar representing a historical marker .