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The Haitian revolution in the literary imagination : radical horizons, conservative constraints

Author: Philip Kaisary
Publisher: Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Series: New World studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kaisary, Philip, 1978-
Haitian revolution in the literary imagination.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013023508
(OCoLC)853287076
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Kaisary
ISBN: 0813935482 9780813935485 1306428688 9781306428682
OCLC Number: 872522242
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: pt. 1. Radical recuperations: universalism and transformation --
Radical universalism: the Haitian revolution, Aime Cesaire, and C.L.R. James --
Langston Hughes: Harlem and Haiti --
Return to negritude: the Haitian revolution and Rene depestre's Un arc-en-ciel pour l'occident chretien --
The Haitian revolution and radical visual politics: Jacob Lawrence, Kimathi Donkor, and the cultures of philately --
pt. 2. Conservative visions: pessimism, seduction, and fantasy --
Edouard Glissant's Monsieur Toussaint: conservatism hidden in La relation --
Ideological frailty and the marvelous in Alejo Carpentier's El reino de este mundo --
The aesthetics of cyclical pessimism: Derek Walcott's Haitian trilogy --
Fantasizing the Haitian revolution with Madison Smartt Bell --
Conclusion.
Series Title: New World studies.
Responsibility: Philip Kaisary.

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