Cultural and literary essays by a Cuban poet, essayist, and professor of philology who is known for his meticulous efforts to dismantle Eurocentric colonial and neocolonial thought. In the sixties, when the title essay of this collection appeared, it expressed the combative, self-assertive, and independent spirit spearheaded in Latin America by the Cuban Revolution. This volume will be useful in courses dealing with contemporary Latin American culture. An erudite and widely respected hispanist, Retamar is known for his meticulous efforts to dismantle Eurocentric colonial and neocolonial thought. Prospero and Caliban are known as the best representation of figures of ….. Shakespeare, William. The Tempest.
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There were no restrictions on his movement and he enjoyed the fruits of freedom till the deposed Prospero arrives on the island. He makes all the efforts to reform Caliban by teaching him his language which made him aware of his pathetic condition. After this, Caliban does show his gratitude to. Shakespeare, the great English playwright deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only in the land of his birth, but in all countries and in all literatures. His reputation to greatness among his contemporaries or the succeeding generations of writers.