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Modernity disavowed : Haiti and the cultures of slavery in the age of revolution /
Sibylle Fischer.
imprint
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.
description
xiii, 364 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0822332523 (cloth : alk. paper), 0822332906 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.
isbn
0822332523 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822332906 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Truncations of modernity -- The deadly hermeneutics of the trial of José Antonio Aponte -- Civilization and barbarism : Cuban wall painting -- Beyond national culture, the abject : the case of Plácido -- Cuban antislavery narratives and the origins of literary discourse -- Memory, trauma, history -- Guilt and betrayal in Santo Domingo -- What do the Haitians want? -- Fictions of literary history -- Literature and the theater of revolution -- "General liberty, or, The planters in Paris" -- Foundational fictions : post-revolutionary constitutions I -- Life in the kingdom of the north -- Liberty and reason of state : post-revolutionary constitutions II.
general note
"A John Hope Franklin Center book."
catalogue key
5315549
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-354) and index.

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