¿Qué dise/mi/nación?: Island Vision in Guillermo Cabrera Infante’s Vista del Amanecer en el Trópico
Examines Infante’s negotiation of national identity through his construction of Cuban history. Evaluates the contributions of Fernando Portuondo, José Martí, and Hemingway to conceptions of Cuban identity, characterizing Hemingway as an “outsider” with an imperialist voice and a tourist’s perspective of Cuba. Montenegro analyzes Infante’s adaptation of lines about Cuba from Green Hills of Africa in his novel.