. Buenos Aires: Losada, 1992. Without an introduction, this book contains the poems from his books
Motivos de son
West Indies Ltd.
Espa–a: poema en cuatro angustias y una esperanza
. At the end of this book is a brief, but very helpful glossary of Cuban words.
The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
. Ed. Arnold Rampersad. New York: Knopf, 1994. Besides containing all the poetry by Langston Hughes you would need for this unit, this collection also has a brief chronology of his life and a short, but very helpful introduction to his poetry.
Manzano, Juan Francisco.
The Autobiography of a Slave Autobiograf’a de un esclavo
. Biling. Ed. Modern Spanish Version Ivan A. Schulman. Trans. Evelyn Picon Garfield. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1996. This is one of the only Cuban slave autobiographies known to exist. On one side of each page is the modern Spanish version of the text, while on the other is the English so that you can see both versions at once when you have the book open. A good introduction explains the circumstances in which the original work was created.