By Jorge Olivares
Through insightful shut readings of a variety of Arenas's works, together with unpublished manuscripts and correspondence, Olivares examines the writer's own, political, and creative trajectory, concentrating on his portrayals of relatives, sexuality, exile, and nostalgia. He records Arenas's serious engagement with cultural and political advancements in innovative Cuba and investigates the ways that Arenas challenged literary and nationwide norms. Olivares's research indicates how Arenas drew on his existence reports to provide revealing views at the Cuban Revolution, the struggles of Cuban exiles, and the politics of sexuality.
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Becoming Reinaldo Arenas: Family, Sexuality, and The Cuban Revolution by Jorge Olivares