Dangerous creole liaisons : sexuality and nationalism in French Caribbean discourses from 1806 to 1897 (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Dangerous creole liaisons : sexuality and nationalism in French Caribbean discourses from 1806 to 1897

Author: Jacqueline Couti
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<I>Dangerous Creole Liaisons </i>explores a French Caribbean context to broaden discussions of sexuality, nation building, and colonialism in the Americas. Couti examines how white Creoles perceived their contributions to French nationalism through the course of the nineteenth century as they portrayed sexualized female bodies and sexual and racial difference to advance their political ideologies.  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Couti
ISBN: 9781781384572 1781384576
OCLC Number: 1198323229
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 07 Jul 2017).
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico (x, 276 p.))
Contents: Introduction Chercher la femme: Traces of an Ever-Present Absence 1. The (White) Female Creole Body: Bearer of Culture and Cultural Signifier 2. Falling from Grace: Creole Gothic, Flawed Femininity, and The Collapse of Civilization Coda I (Re)writing History: Revival of the Declining Creole Nation and Transatlantic Ties 3. Sexualizing and Darkening Black Female Bodies: Whose Imagined Community? 4. Colonial Democracy and Fin de Siecle Martinique: The Third Republic and White Creole Dissent Coda II Heritage and Legacies NotesGlossary BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Jacqueline Couti.

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Dangerous Creole Liaisons examines the neglected corpus of white Creole writers from the French Caribbean and how their discourse has been reappropriated to expose the significant role these men  Read more...

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'This is an ambitious, original, well informed and richly documented study of a neglected corpus. One of the real strengths of the book is the weaving together of writings by novelists, journalists, Read more...

 
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