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Eric Williams vs. Frank Tannenbaum: On Slave Laws, Slavery Systems, and Subsequent Race Relations

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Williams and Tannenbaum clashed during the first-held meeting on Caribbean studies, and chapter 2 revisits that debate. Williams argues that differences in the way slaves were treated throughout the ... More


The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Celia Britton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311376
eISBN:
9781786945303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction seeks to better understand the concept of community as a central and problematic issue in French Caribbean literature. The study examines ... More


Aluminium: Globalizing Caribbean Mobilities, Caribbeanizing Global Mobilities

Mimi Sheller

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the history of Caribbean bauxite mining and its relation to global aluminium production in the twentieth century in order to envision alternative ways of thinking about and ... More


Conclusion

Lucy Evans

in Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381182
eISBN:
9781781384855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381182.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Conclusion brings together the eight texts analysed in the book, comparing and contrasting the kinds of community depicted in each and the ways each writer utilises the form of the short story ... More


Beyond Caliban, or the “Third Space” of Labor and Indigeneity

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter suggests a significant shift in Caribbean studies, stressing the need to go beyond Caliban and the metaphysics of modern labor. What is at stake in the ability to stop acting ... More


Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature: Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferriere, Danticat

Martin Munro

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310799
eISBN:
9781846313080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313080
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book reinterprets and analyses post-1946 Haitian writing as a literature of exile. It moves between texts that have emerged out of different places and different times, and outlines generational ... More


The Anthropological Uses of Haiti: A Longue Durée Approach

Mark Schuller (ed.)

in The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382998
eISBN:
9781781383971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382998.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the link between anthropology and the public sphere, focusing on the multiple genealogical strands of the discipline. Taking a longue durée approach as a contextual frame for ... More


Restoring Lost Unity in Jacques Roumain’s Gouverneurs de la rosée

Celia Britton

in The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311376
eISBN:
9781786945303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the central theme of community in a close reading of Jacques Roumain’s Gouverneurs de la rosée. It foregrounds the novel’s embodiment of an ideal of organic community and ... More


Community, Nature and Solitude in Daniel Maximin’s L’Ile et une nuit

Celia Britton

in The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311376
eISBN:
9781786945303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses mainly on Daniel Maximin’s L’Ile et une nuit but also makes reference to the author’s other two novels, L’Isolé soleil and Soufrières. Britton foregrounds how, in L’Ile et une ... More


On Not Belonging: Surrogate Families and Marginalized Communities in Maryse Condé’s Desirada

Celia Britton

in The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311376
eISBN:
9781786945303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter highlights Desirada’s opposition between the breakdown of the biological family unit and the contrastingly positive strength of relationships not based on biological kinship: friendship ... More


Past, Future and the Maroon Community in Edouard Glissant’s Le Quatrième Siècle

Celia Britton

in The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311376
eISBN:
9781786945303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores Le Quatrième Siècle’s reflections on the conceptions of community and individual, which are required by a struggle for political independence, Caribbean solidarity, and cultural ... More


Singular Beings and Political Disorganization in Vincent Placoly’s L’Eau-de-mort guildive

Celia Britton

in The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311376
eISBN:
9781786945303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter studies Vincent Placoly’s extremely original work, which is characterized by a surreal atmosphere and chaotic structure. Britton discusses the novel’s attempt at creating a coherent ... More


Living by Mistake: Individual and Community in Simone Schwarz-Bart’s Pluie et vent sur Télumée Miracle

Celia Britton

in The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311376
eISBN:
9781786945303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter provides a close reading of Simone Schwarz-Bart’s Pluie et vent sur Télumée Miracle, and portrays the rural Antillean community’s inability to derive any emotional strength from the ... More


Conquering the Town: Stories and Myth in Patrick Chamoiseau’s Texaco

Celia Britton

in The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311376
eISBN:
9781786945303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores Texaco’s key theme of building new communities, and the polarity between town and country. Britton foregrounds the fictional community’s existence as not only a new community ... More


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