Postcolonial Paradoxes in French Caribbean Writing: Ci'Asaire, Glissant, Condi'A

Postcolonial Paradoxes in French Caribbean Writing: Ci'Asaire, Glissant, Condi'A

by Jeannie Suk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198160186

ISBN-13: 9780198160182

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book is the first major study of French Caribbean literature in light of postcoloniality. Through readings of Aimé Césaire, Edouard Glissant, Maryse Condé, Baudelaire, Freud, and others, Jeannie Suk illuminates how debates about négritude, antillanité, and creolité contribute to paradoxes at the heart of postcolonial

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This book is the first major study of French Caribbean literature in light of postcoloniality. Through readings of Aimé Césaire, Edouard Glissant, Maryse Condé, Baudelaire, Freud, and others, Jeannie Suk illuminates how debates about négritude, antillanité, and creolité contribute to paradoxes at the heart of postcolonial modes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198160182
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Postcoloniality, Allegory, and the French Caribbean
Crossings, Returns: Césaire's Cahier d'un retour au pays natal
Glissant, Détour, and History
Archetypal Returns: Hérémakhonon and Une Saison à Rihata
Allegory, Sorcery, and Historical Rewriting: Moi, Tituba, Sorcière...Noire de Salem
Representing Antillean Crossings: Traversée de la Mangrove
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index

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