The Other America Other America / Edition 1

The Other America Other America / Edition 1

by J. Michael Dash
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813917646

ISBN-13: 9780813917641

Pub. Date: 05/01/1998

Publisher: University of Virginia

A wide-ranging work that explores two centuries of Caribbean literature from a comparative perspective. While haunted by the need to establish cultural difference and authenticity, Caribbean thought is inherently modernist in its recognition of the interplay between cultures, brought about by centuries of contact, domination, and consent.

University of Virginia

…  See more details below

Overview

A wide-ranging work that explores two centuries of Caribbean literature from a comparative perspective. While haunted by the need to establish cultural difference and authenticity, Caribbean thought is inherently modernist in its recognition of the interplay between cultures, brought about by centuries of contact, domination, and consent.

University of Virginia Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813917641
Publisher:
University of Virginia
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Series:
New World Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Tropes and Tropicality21
2Modernism, Modernity, and Otherness: Self-Fashioning in Nineteenth-Century Haiti43
3Orphic Explanations: Toward a Caribbean Heterocosm61
4A New World Mediterranean: The Novel and Knowledge82
5Fields of Play: Parody and the Postmodern107
6A Poetics of Liminality: Another Caribbean Fin de Siecle134
Conclusion: View of Twilight in the Tropics159
Notes165
Bibliography181
Index193

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >