Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Spanish Language. Originally published in New York in 1858, EL LAUD collects the writings of Cuban poets who lived in exile in the United States and supported Cuba's independence from Spain: JosA[a¬A Maria Heredia, Miguel Teurbe Tolon, JosA[a¬A Agustin Quintero, Pedro Santacilia, Pedro Angel Castellon, Juan Clemente Zenea, and Leopoldo Turla. Edited by Matias Montes-Huidobro.