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Adriana Méndez Rodenas
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  • Iowa City, IA
  • United States
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"Transatlantic Travels in Nineteenth-Century Latin America: European Women Pilgrims Adriana Méndez Rodenas 2014 252 pages $85.00 ISBN 9781611485073 Bucknell Studies in Latin American Literature and Theory Transatlantic Travels in…"
Jun 7, 2016
Adriana Méndez Rodenas commented on Adriana Méndez Rodenas's blog post 'My work on 19th century Cuban Literature'
"Mercedes Santa Cruz y Montalvo, known in Cuban letters as la condesa de Merlin, returned to her hometown of Havana in 1840 after a life-long sojourn in Spain and France.  My book, the first in-depth study of Mercedes Merlin in English,…"
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"UI professor analyzes Cuba-U.S. diplomatic opening http://now.uiowa.edu/keywords/adriana-mendez-rodenas"
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The University of Iowa
Areas of Expertise/Research Interests (List All Please)
Latin American & Caribbean Literature and Culture, Cuban and Cuban American Literature & Culture
Transatlantic Studies, Travel Writing, Spatial Practices, Ecocriticism

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Adriana Méndez Rodenas's Blog

My most recent article on 19th century Cuban literature.

"El abolicionismo transnacional cubano : los relatos anti-esclavistas de Félix Tanco y 'el tiempo de la nación.'" Cuba y el Caribe: Diáspora, raza, e identidad cultural." América sin nombre, no. 19 (diciembre 2014), 61-72.

This article studies the international context of Cuban abolitionism, when members of Domingo del Monte's literary circle approached British consul Richard Madden during his stay in Havana in the hope of gaining expression for their anti-slavery…


Posted on June 8, 2016 at 12:00pm

Victorian Women Travelers on the Grand Tour: Fredrika Bremer in Cuba

A Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Ambassador:  Fredrika Bremer’s Travels From the Stockholm Archipelago to the Caribbean


At a lecture given at the Fulbright Lunch & Learn series (March 4, 2016), Professor Méndez Rodenas discussed her Fulbright experience in 2008-09 as Distinguished Chair of American Studies at Uppsala University, one of the oldest and most renowned institutions in Sweden.  Her research at the Swedish Institute of American Studies centered on Federika…


Posted on June 7, 2016 at 6:00pm

My work on 19th century Cuban Literature

Posted on May 29, 2016 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

My most recent book

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