Collection CHC5530 - Dr. Luis F. González-Cruz Papers

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Dr. Luis F. González-Cruz Papers


  • 1962-2010 (Creation)


3 Boxes (1.75 linear feet)

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The Dr. Luis F. González-Cruz Papers document the life and career of writer and Professor Emeritus of Pennsylvania State University, Dr. González-Cruz. These works include fifteen books that include literary critiques, three volumes of poetry and novels.

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This collection is arranged into five series:

Series 1: Articles and publications in magazines, newspapers, anthologies, books, programs, awards, etc. in chronological order.

Series 2: Reviews/Critiques on books by other authors in chronological order.

Series 3: Poems, short stories that were published in newspapers, magazines, anthologies, and awards, etc. in chronological order.

Series 4: Remarks on articles and short stories written by Luis F. González-Cruz in chronological order.

Series 5: Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of degrees/diplomas, naturalization letter, various documents, manuscripts written by Jorge Guillén, correspondence with Jorge Guillén, Isabel Wilder, Samuel Beckett, Germaine Bree, Daniel Devoto, and Northrip Frye.

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This collection is open for research.

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Items from this collection are housed in the Cuban Heritage Collection located in the Roberto C. Goizueta Pavilion on the second floor of the Otto G. Richter Library at the University of Miami.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please contact for more information.

Preferred citation: Dr. Luis F. González-Cruz Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Minimal collection-level record by Juan A. Villanueva, July 2019.

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Gift of Dr. Luis F. González-Cruz, April 2019.

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The following published works are available for use in the Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room:
Tirando al blanco : poemas = Shooting gallery : poems
Fervor del método : el universo creador de Eugenio D'Ors
Frente al espejo de olorún : el fin del baile : novela
Las nalgas de Olorún
El arco iris de Olorún : anatomía de un cubano soñador : novela
Olorun's rainbow : anatomy of a Cuban dreamer: a novel
Una caja de zapatos vacía
Cuban theater in the United States : a critical anthology
3 masterpieces of Cuban drama

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Juan A. Villanueva, July 2019.

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