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A ‘Quarrel between Two Brothers’: Eméric Bergeaud’s Ideal History of the Haitian Revolution

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter argues that the Haitian author Eméric Bergeaud’s historical romance of the Revolution, Stella (1859), complicates the archetypal portrait of the tragic “mulatto/a.” Stella provides a ... More


Aborted States of Development?: Haiti's Historical Revenants, Post-Duvalier's Daughters

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A woman named Dédée Bazile, more popularly known as Défilée-la-Folle, became a revolutionary figure, and she is the focal point of this chapter. The first section of the chapter gives a historical ... More


Introduction Kalfou Danjere: State Apparatus, War Machine, and Terror in a Transnational Context

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introductory chapter tries to highlight the concerns brought to light in the book regarding the subject of race, diaspora, and U.S. imperialism in the Haitian literature. The chapter explores the ... More


Writing on the Fault Line: Haitian Literature and the Earthquake of 2010

Martin Munro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381465
eISBN:
9781781382233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381465.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

What are the effects of a catastrophic earthquake on a society, its culture and politics? Which of these effects are temporary, and which endure? Are the various effects immediately discernible, or ... More


Traumatic Indigeneity: The (Anti)Colonial Politics of “Having” a Creole Literary Culture

in Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517.007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the influence of the notion of ‘traumatic indigeneity’ on forms of literary ‘collecting’ by exiled colonists that resulted in the rare preservation or publication of popular ... More


Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Deborah Jenson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Haitian Revolution has generated responses from commentators in fields ranging from philosophy to historiography to twentieth-century literary and artistic studies. But what about the written ... More


Le Cri des Oiseaux Fous: Duvalierism, Development, State Violence, and Duvalierism without Duvalier

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

History has branded Haiti to be a state of militarism, rising violence, and bloodshed. These framings are the direct result of bad media reports about Haiti. These pictures of Haiti have surfaced in ... More


Epilogue

in Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517.010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book has documented the rise of a mediated Haitian literature consisting of texts produced by leaders of the Haitian Revolution, particularly Toussaint Louverture and Jean-Jacques Dessalines, as ... More


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