Haiti And Trans Caribbean Literary Identity

Haiti and Trans Caribbean Literary Identity
Publisher House of Nehesi
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Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 258
ISBN 0913441589
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Literary Nonfiction. Caribbean Studies. Bilingual edition. Translated from the Spanish by María Teresa Ortega. "With an alert look at the secret rhizomatic connections of Haiti's cultural legacy, this keen and excellent book discloses important areas of convergence of the peoples in the region."—Margarita Mateo Palmer "In this work, we have a remarkable collection of essays on comparative literature in which principles have been renewed and implementation adapted to our Caribbean context."—Maximilien LarocheHaiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity/Haiti y la transcaribe¤idad literaria Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity/Haiti y la transcaribenidad literaria

Haiti and Trans Caribbean Literary Identity
  • Author : Emilio Jorge Rodríguez
  • Publisher : House of Nehesi
  • Release Date : 2011

Literary Nonfiction. Caribbean Studies. Bilingual edition. Translated from the Spanish by María Teresa Ortega. "With an alert look at the secret rhizomatic connections of Haiti's cultural legacy, this keen and excellent book discloses important areas of convergence of the peoples in the region."—Margarita Mateo Palmer "In this work,

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Freedom s Mirror
  • Author : Ada Ferrer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-28

"The Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804 was the only slave rebellion in which slaves and former slaves succeeded in ending slavery and establishing an independent state, making it perhaps the most radical revolution of the modern world. Yet on the Spanish island of Cuba, barely fifty miles away, the events in

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On the Edge
  • Author : Maria Cristina Fumagalli
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-06-01

On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic is a literary and cultural history which brings to the fore a compelling but, so far, largely neglected body of work which has the politics of borderline-crossing as well as the poetics of borderland-dwelling on Hispaniola at its

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Re mapping the Americas
  • Author : W. Andy Knight,Julián Castro-Rea,Hamid Ghany
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-01

Since the end of the Second World War the map of the Americas has changed dramatically. Not only were many former European colonies turned into sovereign states, there was also an ongoing process of region-making recognizable throughout the hemisphere and obvious through the establishment of several regional agreements. The emergence

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Racialized Visions
  • Author : Vanessa K. Valdés
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-01

The first volume in English to explore the cultural impact of Haiti on the surrounding Spanish-speaking nations of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. As a Francophone nation, Haiti is seldom studied in conjunction with its Spanish-speaking Caribbean neighbors. Racialized Visions challenges the notion that linguistic difference has kept

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Constructing Vernacular Culture in the Trans Caribbean
  • Author : Holger Henke,Karl-Heinz Magister
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008

Constructing Vernacular Culture in the Trans-Caribbean traces the contradictory cultural trajectories constructed and re-produced in the fluid diasporic spaces we call the Trans-Caribbean. Particular emphasis is placed on such cultural expressions that reflect or derive from the cultural vernacular and popular culture as it exists in these spaces. Its multidisciplinary

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Reinterpreting the Haitian Revolution and Its Cultural Aftershocks
  • Author : ADA Belle Winthrop-King Professor of French Martin Munro,Martin Munro,Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw
  • Publisher : University of West Indies Press
  • Release Date : 2006

''Based on papers presented at a conference organized and held at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, June 2004 - Introduction.''

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Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti
  • Author : Mark Schuller
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-12

The 2010 earthquake in Haiti was one of the deadliest disasters in modern history, sparking an international aid response—with pledges and donations of $16 billion—that was exceedingly generous. But now, five years later, that generous aid has clearly failed. In Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti, anthropologist Mark Schuller captures the voices

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Publication of the Afro Latin American Research Association
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1997

Read online Publication of the Afro Latin American Research Association written by , published by which was released on 1997. Download full Publication of the Afro Latin American Research Association Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Essays
  • Author : Susan Roberson
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-08-12

Positioning the Caribbean within the complexes of the world community, this collection uses the metaphor of the global Caribbean to discuss the multiple movements, identities, epistemologies and politics of the West Indies. Examining the processes of the transnational transport of peoples, languages, and literatures between the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, and

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 This Shipwreck of Fragments
  • Author : Li-Chun Hsiao
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-10-02

In the light of, and in response to, the popular perception of the Caribbean as an epitome of cultural hybridity and improvisation, this book seeks to further examine Caribbean cultural identities along the lines of race, class, nationalism, and history. Drawing on a variety of genres of literature and popular

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African Religious Influences on Three Black Women Novelists
  • Author : Maria T. Smith
  • Publisher : Edwin Mellen Press
  • Release Date : 2007

This study, focusing on select novels by women writers of the African Diaspora, illustrates that a surprising degree of commonality exists among works with obvious geographical, cultural, and linguistics differences - an affirmation of the philosophical essence of the Vodun religion as an antidote to Western spiritual and cultural moribundity.

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The Caribbean Novel Since 1945
  • Author : Michael Niblett
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2012-02-16

The Caribbean Novel Since 1945 offers a comparative analysis of fiction from across the pan-Caribbean, exploring the relationship between literary form, cultural practice, and the nation-state. Engaging with the historical and political impact of capitalist imperialism, decolonization, class struggle, ethnic conflict, and gender relations, it considers the ways in which Caribbean

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In the Flicker of an Eyelid
  • Author : Jacques Stéphen Alexis
  • Publisher : University of Virginia Press
  • Release Date : 2002

"Alexis offers a highly sympathetic look into the daily lives and tribulations of the Haitian people through the eyes of La Nina and the humane, searching worker El Caucho. The racism of the U.S. military, the selfish and profit-oriented machinations of Haitian politicians, the oppression of workers by the

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Poetry of Haitian Independence
  • Author : Doris Y. Kadish,Deborah Jenson
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-26

This collection of deeply felt and powerfully moving Haitian poetry dating back to the first decades of the Caribbean island’s independence from French colonial rule sheds a much needed light on an important and often neglected period in Haiti’s literary history. Editors Kadish and Jenson have made a

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