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A History of literature in the Caribbean : cross cultural studies.

Author: A James Arnold; Julio Rodrâiguez-Luis; J Michael Dash; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Amsterdam : J. Benjamins, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume traces the history of literature within the Caribbean, covering areas such as: gender and identity; the Caliban complex; Genre and postcoloniality; and cross-cultural currents and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A James Arnold; Julio Rodrâiguez-Luis; J Michael Dash; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 9027234442 9789027234445 1556196032 9781556196034
OCLC Number: 475241202
Description: xviii, 417 p.
Contents: 1. Charting the Caribbean as a Literary Region (by Arnold, A. James), pxii; 2. Preliminary Approaches; 3. Mapping the Caribbean: Cartography and the Cannibalization of Culture (by Palencia-Roth, Michael), p3; 4. Islands, Enclaves, Continua: Notes Toward a Comparative History of Caribbean Creole Literatures (by Lang, George), p29; 5. The Cross-Cultural Unity of Caribbean Literature: Toward a Centripetal Vision (by Torres-Saillant, Silvio), p57; 6. Literary Creoleness and Chaos Theory; 7. Chaos and Rhizome: Introduction to a Caribbean Poetics (by Sprouse, Keith Alan), p79; 8. Resistance and Globalization in Caribbean Discourse: Antonio Benitez-Rojo and Edouard Glissant (by Campa, Roman de la), p87; 9. Problematics of Literary Historiography; 10. A Comparative Analysis of Caribbean Literary Magazines: 1960-1980 (by Rodriguez-Carranza, Luz), p119; 11. History is Bunk! Recovering the Meaning of Independence in Venezuela, Colombia, and Curacao: A Cross-Cultural Image of Manuel Piar (by Phaf-Rheinberger, Ineke), p161; 12. Literature and Popular Culture; 13. Oral Tradition and New Literary Canon in Caribbean Poetry (by Rodriguez, Emilio Jorge), p177; 14. When the Popular Sings the Self: Heterology, Popular Songs, and Caribbean Writing (by Zavala, Iris M.), p187; 15. Carnival and Carnivalization; 16. Caribbean Culture: A Carnivalesque Approach (by Benitez-Rojo, Antonio), p203; 17. Writers Playin' Mas': Carnival and the Grotesque in the Contemporary Caribbean Novel (by Paravisini-Gebert, Lizabeth), p215; 18. Gender and Identity; 19. New World Seductions and Old World Seducers: When Columbus Met Don Juan (by Arnold, Josephine V.), p239; 20. Closure and Disclosure of the Caribbean Body: Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Derek Walcott (by Restrepo, Luis Fernando), p251; 21. Anglophone and Francophone Fiction by Caribbean Women: Redefining "Female Identity" (by Balutansky, Kathleen), p267; 22. The Caliban Complex; 23. The Cult of Caliban: Collaboration and Revisionism in Contemporary Caribbean Narrative (by Kutzinski, Vera M.), p285; 24. (Post) Modernity and Caribbean Discourse (by D'haen, Theo), p303; 25. Genre and Postcoloniality; 26. From Prince to Lorde: The Politics of Location in Caribbean Autobiography (by Whitlock, Gillian), p325; 27. Caribbean Sublime: On Transport (by Fokkema, Aleid), p339; 28. Cross-Cultural Currents and Conundrums; 29. D. H. Lawrence and Alejo Carpentier: The Politics of Religion (by MacAdam, Alfred), p351; 30. Caribbean Negritude and Africa: Aspects of Black Dilemma (by Ojo-Ade, Femi), p357; 31. Republican Code, Working Conditions, and Cross-Cultural Hybridity in the Literature of Suriname and Cuba (by Phaf-Rheinberger, Ineke), p375; 32. Index to Names, p393
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