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Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Kaiama L. Glover

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Historically and contemporarily, politically and literarily, Haiti has long been relegated to the margins of the so–called ‘New World’. Marked by exceptionalism, the voices of some of its most ... More


Conclusions: No Lack of Language

in Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500.015
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter further reflects on and draws conclusions about the literal and literary implications of the spiral. It comment on the de–polarized inside/outside, centrifugal/centripetal, ... More


Introduction the Consequences of Ex-Centricity

in Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500.002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Taking as a point of departure the notion that critical appreciation of writers in the French–speaking Caribbean is connected to a given author's theoretical training in France, this introductory ... More


Beings Without Borders: Mûr à crever and Ultravocal

in Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500.004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the disconcertingly unstable narrators and changeable protagonists of Frankétienne's Mûr à crever and Ultravocal as they reflect the ‘unrepresentability’ of the subaltern voice. ... More


Zombies Become Warriors: Les Affres D'Un Défi

in Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500.005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter analyzes the zombie as presented in Frankétienne's Les Affres d'un défi. It investigates Frankétienne's defiance of racist caricatures of vodou and his assertion of its value as a ... More


Haiti Unbound?: Mûr à Crever and Les Possédés De La Pleine Lune

in Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500.008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers the way in which the banal yet complex quotidian present of the post–colony is explored in Frankétienne's Mûr à crever and Fignolé's Les Possédés de la pleine lune. Anchored in ... More


Haiti in the Whirl/World: Les Affres d'un défi and Ultravocal

in Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500.010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Frankétienne's Ultravocal and Les Affres d'un défi — two texts that remain spatio–temporally unanchored and whose narratives seem to unfold in space(s) unbound by temporal ... More


The Stylistics of Possession: Frankétienne

in Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500.012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Frankétienne's rejection of the hierarchical opposition of the oral and the scribal, and his investment in the latent but fundamental ‘ultravocality’ of the written. It ... More


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