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Marronage between Past and Future

Neil Roberts

in Freedom as Marronage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226127460
eISBN:
9780226201184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201184.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Édouard Glissant’s thought within the wider discourses on creolization and creolizing political theory. It also marks a shift in the book to describing marronage’s relevance for ... More


Spectres of Glissant: Dealing in Relation

in Friends and Enemies: The Scribal Politics of Post/Colonial Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311437
eISBN:
9781846315299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311437.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the work of Édouard Glissant. It begins a descriptive overview of Glissant's insistently creolizing vision, based on his 2005 collection of essays, La cohée du Lamentin. It then ... More


Go Slow Now: Saying the Unsayable in Édouard Glissant's Reading of Faulkner

Michael Wiedorn

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/UPO9781846317200.011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

William Faulkner has been castigated for his loyalty to the reactionary attitudes of the traditional white South and his tolerance of its racism. This chapter demonstrates Édouard Glissant's ... More


“L’Ethnologue de Soi-même”: Édouard Glissant and Francophone Anthropology

Tim Watson

in Culture Writing: Literature and Anthropology in the Midcentury Atlantic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190852672
eISBN:
9780190852702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852672.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter analyzes the early novels of Édouard Glissant set in Martinique, which are more anthropological than critics have realized up to now, as well as his early essays. Glissant studied ... More


The Colonial Abyss: Groundlessness of Being

An Yountae

in The Decolonial Abyss: Mysticism and Cosmopolitics from the Ruins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273072
eISBN:
9780823273126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273072.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter extends the meaning of the abyss by giving it a concrete and contextualized shape. The chapter probes complex crossings that take place at the intersection of the mystical and the ... More


The Sorcerer and the Quimboiseur: Poetic Intention in the Works of Miles Davis and Édouard Glissant

Jean-Luc Tamby

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/UPO9781846317200.009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines and compares Édouard Glissant's writings and Miles Davis's music. This comparative approach leads to reflections on the connection of their strategies of resistance and their ... More


Édouard Glissant: From the Destitution of the Political to Antillean Ultra-Leftism

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/9781846318665.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter analyses the political and critical orientation of Glissant's early writing through Le discours antillais (1981). Examines in detail Glissant's first novel La lézarde and the banned Les ... More


Ethics of Entanglement

John E. Drabinski

in Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641031
eISBN:
9780748652617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641031.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the issues of otherness in relation to Edouard Glissant's account of entanglement. It suggests that an interpretation of Emmanuel Levinas as a post-Shoah thinker opens up ... 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


Bringing in the Chorus: The Haitian Revolution Plays of C.L.R. James and Edouard Glissant

Jeremy Matthew Glick

in Black Radical Tragic: "Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479844425
eISBN:
9781479814855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844425.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the concept of hamartia in C.L.R. James’s revision of his play Toussaint Louverture (1936)—renamed The Black Jacobins—and Edouard Glissant’s Monsieur Toussaint: A Play (1961) as ... More


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


Local, National, Regional, Global: Glissant and the Postcolonial Manifesto

Charles Forsdick

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/9781781381519.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the influence of literary form on thinking about globalization in the Caribbean by focusing on the re-emergence of the manifesto in late twentieth- and early ... More


The Archipelago Goes Global: Late Glissant and the Early Modern Isolario

Richard Scholar

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/9781781381519.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the connection between Caribbean globalizations past and present. More specifically, it considers contemporary francophone Caribbean theorizations of global interconnectedness ... More


Édouard Glissant: Dealing in Globality

Chris Bongie

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/UPO9781846319808.007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Édouard Glissant, a novelist, poet, and theorist from Martinique, has carved a niche in the French literary scene. In Paris, he published his first volumes of poetry in the early 1950s and his first ... More


Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other

John E. Drabinski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641031
eISBN:
9780748652617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641031.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What can we learn from reading Levinas alongside postcolonial theories of difference? With that question in view, this book undertakes readings of Gayatri Spivak, Homi Bhabha, Édouard Glissant, and ... More


Édouard Glissant: From the Poétique de la relation to the Transcendental Analytic of Relation

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/9781846318665.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Focuses on Glissant's later writings since Poétique de la relation (1990). Argues that Glissant's late conception of Relation is primarily aesthetic and depoliticized.


The Theme of the Ancestral Crime in the Novels of Faulkner, Glissant and Condé

Celia Britton

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/UPO9781846317200.013
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines William Faulkner's theme of ancestral crime and his influence on two Caribbean novels: Édouard Glissant's Le Quatrième Siécle (1964) and Maryse Condé's Traversée de la mangrove ... More


Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Nick Nesbitt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318665
eISBN:
9781846317934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318665.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Caribbean Critique seeks to define and analyze the distinctive contribution of francophone Caribbean thinkers to perimetric Critical Theory. The book argues that their singular project has been to ... More


Creolizing Jazz, Jazzing the Tout-monde: Jazz, Gwoka and the Poetics of Relation

Jerome Carnal

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/UPO9781846317200.010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter reflects on the debates concerned with the usefulness of the concept of creolization in globalization studies in order to emphasize the fluid and unstable nature of culture. It tests the ... More


The Door of No Return: An Africana Reading of Complexity

Elías Ortega-Aponte

in Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter traces how ancestral fragments evidenced in the embodied epistemology of afro-Caribbean “bomba” dancing and drumming haunt social and material reality as well as their theorization. ... More


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