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Duvalier's ghosts : race, diaspora, and U.S. imperialism in Haitian literatures

Author: Jana Evans Braziel
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers interpretations of the Haitian-born authors. This title examines how writers participate in transnational movements for global social justice. It discusses the Unites States' interventionist  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Braziel, Jana Evans, 1967-
Duvalier's ghosts.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2010
(OCoLC)743256882
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jana Evans Braziel
ISBN: 9780813034577 0813034574
OCLC Number: 437299341
Description: xxx, 308 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Rethinking the Black Atlantic: trans-American regimes of violence, pistemological occlusions --
Transatlantic journeys, Haitian refugees, and the perils of the Black Atlantic --
Liminal citizens: drifting between Ginen and Guantánamo --
Hunger, poverty, and food economies --
Aborted states of development: Haiti's historical revenants, post-Duvalier's daughters --
Le cri des oiseaux fous: Duvalierism, development, state violence, and Duvalierism without Duvalier --
Amour douleur folie: state violence and post-Duvalierist revenants --
"He came to kill the preacher": saints, martyrs, torturers, and post-Duvalierist returns.
Responsibility: Jana Evans Braziel.

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