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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); 2. Preliminary Approaches; 3. Mapping the Caribbean: Cartography and the Cannibalization of Culture (by Palencia-Roth, Michael); 4. Islands, Enclaves, Continua: Notes Toward a Comparative History of Caribbean Creole Literatures (by Lang, George); 5. The Cross-Cultural Unity of Caribbean Literature: Toward a Centripetal Vision (by Torres-Saillant, Silvio); 6. Literary Creoleness and Chaos Theory; 7. Chaos and Rhizome: Introduction to a Caribbean Poetics (by Sprouse, Keith Alan); 8. Resistance and Globalization in Caribbean Discourse: Antonio Benitez-Rojo and Edouard Glissant (by Campa, Roman de la); 9. Problematics of Literary Historiography; 10. A Comparative Analysis of Caribbean Literary Magazines: 1960-1980 (by Rodriguez-Carranza, Luz); 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); 12. Literature and Popular Culture; 13. Oral Tradition and New Literary Canon in Caribbean Poetry (by Rodriguez, Emilio Jorge); 14. When the Popular Sings the Self: Heterology, Popular Songs, and Caribbean Writing (by Zavala, Iris M.); 15. Carnival and Carnivalization; 16. Caribbean Culture: A Carnivalesque Approach (by Benitez-Rojo, Antonio); 17. Writers Playin' Mas': Carnival and the Grotesque in the Contemporary Caribbean Novel (by Paravisini-Gebert, Lizabeth); 18. Gender and Identity; 19. New World Seductions and Old World Seducers: When Columbus Met Don Juan (by Arnold, Josephine V.); 20. Closure and Disclosure of the Caribbean Body: Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Derek Walcott (by Restrepo, Luis Fernando); 21. Anglophone and Francophone Fiction by Caribbean Women: Redefining "Female Identity" (by Balutansky, Kathleen); 22. The Caliban Complex; 23. The Cult of Caliban: Collaboration and Revisionism in Contemporary Caribbean Narrative (by Kutzinski, Vera M.); 24. (Post) Modernity and Caribbean Discourse (by D'haen, Theo); 25. Genre and Postcoloniality; 26. From Prince to Lorde: The Politics of Location in Caribbean Autobiography (by Whitlock, Gillian); 27. Caribbean Sublime: On Transport (by Fokkema, Aleid); 28. Cross-Cultural Currents and Conundrums; 29. D. H. Lawrence and Alejo Carpentier: The Politics of Religion (by MacAdam, Alfred); 30. Caribbean Negritude and Africa: Aspects of Black Dilemma (by Ojo-Ade, Femi); 31. Republican Code, Working Conditions, and Cross-Cultural Hybridity in the Literature of Suriname and Cuba (by Phaf-Rheinberger, Ineke); 32. Index to Names


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