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The Haitian revolution in the literary imagination : radical horizons, conservative constraints /
Philip Kaisary.
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Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2014.
description
xiii, 237 p.
ISBN
0813935466 (cloth : alk. paper), 0813935474 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780813935461 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780813935478 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780813935485 (e-book)
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Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2014.
isbn
0813935466 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813935474 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813935461 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813935478 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813935485 (e-book)
contents note
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.
catalogue key
9277437
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-230) and index.

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