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Myth and history in Caribbean fiction : Alejo Carpentier, Wilson Harris, and Edouard Glissant

Author: Barbara J Webb
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comparative study of three major Caribbean novelists: Alejo Carpentier, Wilson Harris and Edouard Glissant. Each has written extensively on the shared heritage of the peoples of the Caribbean and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Webb, Barbara J., 1946-
Myth and history in Caribbean fiction.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)645855080
Named Person: Alejo Carpentier; Wilson Harris; Édouard Glissant; Alejo Carpentier; Wilson Harris; Edouard Glissant; Alejo Carpentier; Édouard Glissant; Wilson Harris; Édouard Glissant; Alejo Carpentier; Édouard Glissant; Wilson Harris; A Andrae; Alejo Carpentier; Wilson Harris; Alejo Carpentier; Wilson Harris; Édouard Glissant
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara J Webb
ISBN: 0870237845 9780870237843
OCLC Number: 25282330
Description: x, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Myth as a historical mode : Lo real maravilloso americano --
Lo real maravilloso in Caribbean fiction --
The folk imagination and history : El reino de este mundo, The secret ladder, and Le quatrième siècle --
pt. 2. The problematic quest for origins --
The myth of El Dorado : Los pasos perdidos and Palace of the peacock --
pt. 3. Myth and history : the dialectics of culture --
History as mythic discourse : El siglo de las luces, Tumatumari, and La case du commandeur --
The poetics of identity and difference : Black Marsden and Concierto barroco.
Other Titles: Caribbean fiction.
Responsibility: Barbara J. Webb.

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