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Juan Abreu Papers


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Abreu, Juan

Born in Cuba in 1952, Juan Abreu specialized in painting and sculpture at Havana's San Alejandro School of Fine Arts before leaving Cuba in the Mariel boatlift of 1980. His earliest published works were A Mi Guia, a Mi Guia (1967), a collection of children's stories, and El Gigante Tragaceibas (1968), a children's novel. Later works include A la Sombra del Mar: Jornadas Cubanas con Reinaldo Arenas (1998), Garbageland (2001), and Cinco Cervezas (2004).

This collection consists of manuscripts of Abreu's A la Sombra del Mar and Libro de los Exhortaciones al Amor, notes, and one letter from Abreu to Reinaldo Arenas.

Deposit of the author in 1985. AM 1986-51, 1995-71.

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

No appraisal information is available.

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Open for research/

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

A la sombra del mar, 1974-1975. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Libro de los exhortaciones al amor, 1974 November. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Notes, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence, 1975 April 20. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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