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Tres Cuentos is a bilingual literary podcast dedicated to Latin America's narratives. Each episode is in Spanish and English. The podcast narrates a piece of literature and later reflects on the author, culture, or history behind the story. Our goal is to make our literature accessible.

Tres Cuentos Literary Podcast Carolina Quiroga-Stultz

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Tres Cuentos is a bilingual literary podcast dedicated to Latin America's narratives. Each episode is in Spanish and English. The podcast narrates a piece of literature and later reflects on the author, culture, or history behind the story. Our goal is to make our literature accessible.

    25- Biografía de un Cimarrón - Afro Latino - Cuba

    25- Biografía de un Cimarrón - Afro Latino - Cuba

    En la entrevista realizada por el ensayista cubano Miguel Barnet, Esteban Montejo, un cimarrón, relata su vida como esclavo en la Plantación Cubana Flor de Sagua. Más adelante exploramos la esclavitud en las plantaciones cubanas y cómo la abolición y la conquista del autogobierno de Haití afectaron el comercio de esclavos y la industria azucarera en Cuba.

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    25 - Biography of a Runaway - Afro Latino - Cuba

    25 - Biography of a Runaway - Afro Latino - Cuba

    In the interview made by the Cuban essayist Miguel Barnet, Esteban Montejo, a former runaway, recounts his life as a slave in the Cuban Plantation Flor de Sagua. Later we explore slavery in the Cuban plantations and how Haiti’s abolition and conquest of self-government affected the slave trade and the sugar industry in Cuba.

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    26- Comunidades de Libertad - Narrativa Afro Latina - Colombia

    26- Comunidades de Libertad - Narrativa Afro Latina - Colombia

    La comunidad cimarrona de San Basilio de Palenque no surgió un día de la nada. Para ser reconocido como una comunidad autónoma y libre, tuvo que caer y multiplicarse muchas veces. Bajo el liderazgo de muchos y diferentes nombres. Estas son algunas de sus historias. Más tarde, hablamos más sobre uno de los héroes cimarrones y cómo los palenques se hicieron el espacio en el que los esclavos fugitivos y sus descendientes se reinventaron a partir de sus raíces africanas, y señalaron el camino de su libertad.

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    26- Communities of Freedom - Afro Latino Narrative - Colombia

    26- Communities of Freedom - Afro Latino Narrative - Colombia

    The maroon community, San Basilio de Palenque, did not rise one day out of nowhere. To become recognized as an autonomous and free community, it had to fall and rise many times under the leadership of many and under different names. These are some of their stories. Later, we will talk more about one of the maroon heroes and how the palenques were the space in which runaway slaves and their offspring reinvented their world from their African roots and pointed the way to their freedom.

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    27- Hermandades y Monarquías - Afro Latino - Brasil

    27- Hermandades y Monarquías - Afro Latino - Brasil

    La hermandad laica Afro-brasilera de Nuestra Señora del Rosario ha perdido su rey. Los miembros insisten en darle la regencia a Francisco de Souza, pero la viuda del difunto hará todo lo posible por impedirlo. Más adelante hablamos sobre las hermandades Afro-brasileras, cómo operaron e iniciar y el papel de la iglesia católica y la monarquía portuguesa.

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    27 - Brotherhoods and Monarchies - Afro Latino - Brazil

    27 - Brotherhoods and Monarchies - Afro Latino - Brazil

    The lay Afro-Brazilian brotherhood of Our Lady of the Rosary has lost its king. The members insist on giving the regency to Francisco de Souza, but the widow of the deceased will do everything possible to prevent it. Later we talk about the Afro-Brazilian brotherhoods, how they operated and started, and the role of the Catholic Church and the Portuguese monarchy.

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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

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73 Ratings

73 Ratings

fttugg ,

Intellectual Richness

I struck the gold mine ! My Spanish and spirit has been enriched !

Bren Jai ,

Such a wonderful podcast!

Tres Cuentos not only shares enchanting and captivating literature pieces from Latin America, but you also get to listen the story of the talented writers who wrote these wonderful pieces. Carolina is a wonderful host and you can feel the love she has for Tres Cuentos in the selection of every writer and literature piece that she features on Tres Cuentos. I highly recommend listening to Tres Cuentos, both in English and Spanish! You won’t regret it! ✨

favy's iphone ,

Uniqueness to the max!

Love this podcast. It’s always good to find material that allows us to learn from other cultures and their beliefs.

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