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Righting/Writing the Faulted House in Édouard Glissant’s La Lézarde

Jason Herbeck

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940391
eISBN:
9781786944948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940391.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Set in Martinique, Glissant’s La Lézarde (1958) focuses on the years leading up to the departmentalization of France’s overseas colonies in 1946. In exploring the “spatial logic” (Hitchcock) of ... More


Aimé Césaire and the Logic of Decolonization

Nick Nesbit

in Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318665
eISBN:
9781846317934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318665.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Analyzes Césaire's contribution to the struggle for decolonization. Argues that the 1946 law for the ‘Departmentalization’ of Guadeloupe, Martinique, and French Guyana constituted a singular form of ... More


Federation, Separatism and Union

Iain Walker

in Islands in a Cosmopolitan Sea: A History of the Comoros

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190071301
eISBN:
9780190099633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071301.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

A further coup d’etat in 1995 did nothing to improve the national economy, mismanagement and the national Ngazidja-dominated government’s lack of sensitivity. It finally led to a declaration of ... More


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