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The other America : Caribbean literature in a New World context

Author: J Michael Dash
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1998.
Series: New World studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explores two centuries of Caribbean literature from a comparative perspective. The author examines English, French and Spanish-speaking writers and aesthetic movements of the Caribbean,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Michael Dash
ISBN: 0813917638 9780813917634 0813917646 9780813917641
OCLC Number: 37782957
Description: xii, 197 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tropes and tropicality --
Modernism, modernity, and otherness: self-fashioning in nineteenth century Haiti --
Orphic explanations: toward a Caribbean heterocosm --
New world Mediterranean: the novel and knowledge --
Fields of play: parody and the postmodern --
Poetics of liminality: another Caribbean Fin de Siècle --
Conclusion: view of twilight in the tropics.
Series Title: New World studies.
Responsibility: J. Michael Dash.

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In this thoroughly researched new book, J. Michael Dash examines the question of self-definition in the Caribbean. Beginning in nineteenth-century Haiti and ending in today's Martinique, Dash Read more...

 
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