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Catholics and Abolitionists

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the opposition to Javouhey's radical ideas and her independence within the Catholic church, especially a prolonged conflict with the Bishop of Autun (the Autun affair) regarding ... More


Architextual Authenticity: Constructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean

Jason Herbeck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940391
eISBN:
9781786944948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940391.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Construction of identity has constituted a vigorous source of debate in the Caribbean from the early days of colonization to the present, and under the varying guises of independence, ... More


Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Jacqueline Couti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383018
eISBN:
9781781384046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383018.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Dangerous Creole Liaisons explores a French Caribbean context to broaden discussions of sexuality, nation building, and colonialism in the Americas. In so doing, this book offers a glimpse of the ... More


Tangled Roots: Kalenda and Other Neo-African Dances in the Circum-Caribbean

Julian Gerstin (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Julian Gerstin starts with historical citations of, confusions about, and variations on the Caribbean dances kalenda, chica, bamboula, djouba, and bele. He notes that these dances spread through the ... More


Final Years, II (1961–1964)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0024
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter continues the chronicle of Blitzstein’s final years with some discussion of his last residency at Yaddo; his donation of his papers to the Wisconsin Center for Theater Research; his trip ... More


Creole Counterdiscourses and French Departmental Hegemony: Reclaiming “Here” from “There”

ADLAI H. MURDOCH

in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the French departmentalization law governing Guadeloupe and Martinique. It discusses the history and background of the départements d'outremer and suggests that the geopolitical ... More


Constance Fenimore Woolson and Lafcadio Hearn: Extending the Boundaries of the Transnational South

John Wharton Lowe

in Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter takes up the important role travel writing played in presentations of the circumCaribbean, both in standard accounts and in fictions that explore tropical regions. Two writers not ... More


Ecology, Identity, and Colonialism in Martinique: The Discourse of an Environmental NGO (1980–2011)

Malcom Ferdinand

in The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382950
eISBN:
9781781384022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382950.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this chapter, Malcom Ferdinand explores the interweaving of the narratives of ‘ecology’ and ‘colonialism’ in Martinique, focusing in particular on the way activists from the environmental NGO ... More


Maryse Condé’s Histoire de la femme cannibale: Coming Out in the French Antilles

Bénédicte Boisseron

in Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049793
eISBN:
9780813050201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049793.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the culture of transatlantic commuting in the islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe. It uses the life and work of the Guadeloupean Maryse Condé, and particularly the recurrent ... More


Exiles on Main Stream: Valuing the Popularity of Postcolonial Literature (from Friends and Enemies)

Chris Bongie

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the under-theorized (dis)connection between cultural studies and postcolonial studies by teasing out the foundational bias of postcolonial studies—or what Pierre Bourdieu would ... More


Truth and Reconciliation: The Blues and The Heroic Romance

Tracie Church Guzzio

in All Stories Are True: History, Myth, and Trauma in the Work of John Edgar Wideman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030048
eISBN:
9781617030055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030048.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses the changes in Wideman’s later works, which now encompass areas beyond his immediate family and their history. The arc of his latest works has shifted to American history, to ... More


Vernacular Forms and Wandering Genres

Wendy Knepper

in Patrick Chamoiseau: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031540
eISBN:
9781621036074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031540.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers close readings of Chronique des sept misères and Solibo Magnifique, which bring related but distinctive narrative strategies to the inscription of a shared set of concerns about ... More


Créolité, Community, and the Word Scratcher

Wendy Knepper

in Patrick Chamoiseau: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031540
eISBN:
9781621036074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031540.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers close readings of Chamoiseau’s works in the late 1980s and early 1990s—a period of intense analysis and incredible creativity as he articulated his ideas on the dynamics of ... More


The Beach At Cock's Crow 04092000

in Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226680583
eISBN:
9780226680576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter focuses on Tooy's final voodoo treatment of Roland in Martinique. It describes a procedure which involved the use of white cotton cloth, a box of eggs, a bottle of cane syrup, a bottle ... More


‘Un art de la fugue’: Translating Glissant's Poetry, Fiction and Prose d'idées

Claire Bisdorff

in Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318672
eISBN:
9781846317996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318672.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Édouard Glissant's innovative approach to language, be it in his poetry, fiction or prose d'idées, is now well documented. Glissant's work certainly fascinates Anglo-American academics and critics, ... More


Lafcadio Hearn's American Writings and the Creole Continuum

Mary Gallagher

in American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean and the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317538
eISBN:
9781846317200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317200.002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter analyses Lafcadio Hearn's writings on nineteenth-century Louisiana and Martinique. It introduces the idea of a Creole continuum and the ways in which it disregards boundaries between ... More


Creolizing Barack Obama

Valérie Loichot

in American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean and the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317538
eISBN:
9781846317200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317200.005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the representations of Barack Obama in France, the USA and Martinique. Most French journalists describe Obama as a ‘métis’, a form of praise of racial and cultural mixing. In ... More


Richard Price or the Canadian From Petite-Anse: The Potential and the Limitations of a Hybrid Anthropology

Christina Kullberg

in American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean and the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317538
eISBN:
9781846317200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317200.006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter studies Richard Price's book, The Convict and the Colonel: A Story of Colonialism and Resistance in the Caribbean (1998). The book describes the life of Médard Aribot, a thief and an ... More


‘Fightin’ the Future': Rhythm and Creolization in the Circum-Caribbean

Martin Munro

in American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean and the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317538
eISBN:
9781846317200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317200.007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The colonial Caribbean created anti-rhythmic societies that lack the basic rhythmic socialization, an effective means of transgressing social and racial divides. This chapter discusses rhythm as a ... More


Aimé Césaire and Francophone Postcolonial Thought

Mary Gallagher (ed.)

in Postcolonial Thought in the French-speaking World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310546
eISBN:
9781846319808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319808.002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Born in 1913 in Martinique, Aimé Césaire was drawn to Europe as a young man. He enrolled at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris in 1932 and at the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) three years later. ... More


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