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Edouard Glissant

Author: J Michael Dash
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: Cambridge studies in African and Caribbean literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this first full-length study of Glissant's creative and theoretical work J. Michael Dash examines his poems, novels, plays and essays in the context of modern French literary movements and the post-negritude Caribbean situation, providing both a useful introduction to, and a challenging assessment of, Glissant's work to date. Dash shows how Glissant has focused in an unprecedented way on the Caribbean in terms of  Read more...
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Named Person: Édouard Glissant; Edouard Glissant; Édouard Glissant; Édouard Glissant; Édouard Glissant
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Michael Dash
ISBN: 0521402735 9780521402736 0521475503 9780521475501
OCLC Number: 30036462
Description: xii, 202 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Contexts --
2. The poetic intention: Un champ diles, La terre inquiete, Les Indes, Soleil de la conscience --
3. Novels of time and space: La Lezarde, Le quatrieme siecle --
4. Writing the 'real country': L'intention poetique, Malemort, Boises, Monsieur Toussaint --
5. Towards a theory of Antillanite: La case du commandeur, Le discours antillais --
6. A poetics of chaos: Pays reve, pays reel, mahagony, Poetique de la relation.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in African and Caribbean literature.
Responsibility: J. Michael Dash.
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First full-length study of influential novelist, poet and theorist of Caribbean and post-colonial literature.  Read more...

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"Dash does a masterly job of discussing the important themes, images, and structures of Glissant's work as a poet, a novelist, and an essayist. As well as concise summaries of the critical reaction, Read more...

 
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