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The Caribbean : aesthetics, world-ecology, politics

Author: Chris Campbell; Michael Niblett
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2017.
Series: Postcolonialism across the disciplines.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bringing together the work of literary critics, social scientists, activists, and creative writers, this edited collection explores the complex relationships between environmental change, political struggle, and cultural production in the Caribbean. It ranges across the archipelago, with essays covering such topics as the literary representation of tropical storms and hurricanes, the cultural fallout from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Campbell; Michael Niblett
ISBN: 9781781384022 1781384029
OCLC Number: 971048202
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Critical Environments: World-Ecology, World Literature, and the CaribbeanChris Campbell and Michael NiblettPrologue: The Brutalization of TruthSir Wilson HarrisCatastrophes and Commodity FrontiersChapter One: The Political Ecology of Storms in Caribbean LiteratureSharae DeckardChapter Two: Zombies, Gender and World-Ecology: Gothic Narrative in the Work of Mayra Montero and Ana Lydia VegaGothic Narratives Kerstin OloffChapter Three: Gade nan mize-a m tonbe: Vodou, the 2010 Earthquake, and Haiti's Environmental Catastrophe Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert Ecological Revolutions and the Nature of KnowledgeChapter Four: 'The Abstract Globe in One's Head': Robert Schomburgk, Wilson Harris, and the Ecology of ModernismMichael NiblettChapter Five: Mining and Mastery: Ethnography and World-Ecology in the work of Charles Barrington BrownChris Campbell Chapter Six: Hegemony in Guyana: REDD-plus and State Control over Indigenous Peoples and ResourcesJanette BulkanEconomies of Extraction: Restructuring and ResistanceChapter Seven: Ecopoetics of Pleasure and Power in Oonya Kempadoo's Tide RunningMolly NicholsChapter Eight: Jamaica and the Beast: Negril and the Tourist LandscapeBrian HudsonChapter Nine: Ecology, Identity, and Colonialism in Martinique: The Discourse of an Ecological NGO (1980-2011)Malcom FerdinandEpilogue: TingalingOonya KempadooIndex
Series Title: Postcolonialism across the disciplines.
Responsibility: Chris Campbell and Michael Niblett.

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Bringing together scholarly essays by literary critics, social scientists, activists, and creative writers, this edited collection explores the complex relationships between environmental change,  Read more...

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