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The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Lomarsh Roopnarine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814388
eISBN:
9781496814425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book tells a distinct story of Indians in the Caribbean—one concentrated not only on archival records and institutions, but also on the voices of the people and the ways in which they define ... More


The Formation of Caribbean Plantation Society, 1689–1748

Richard B. Sheridan

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Prior to the 19th century, the plantation islands of the Caribbean were the most-valued possessions in the overseas Imperial world. Most valuable by far were the sugar plantations, which ranged from ... More


Questioning the Construction of Dogma

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/9781786940391.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

As a means of situating the correlative concepts of authenticity and identity within the historical context of the region, the Introduction discusses the frustrated notion of origins in the French ... More


Rhythm, Music, and Literature in the French Caribbean

Munro Martin

in Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262829
eISBN:
9780520947405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262829.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the literature and on the persistence of rhythm in the literary and intellectual discourse of the French Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe. It discusses how the ... More


Gouverneurs de la … Mangrove: Architextual Authenticity in Maryse Condé’s Traversée de la Mangrove

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/9781786940391.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

As a means of illustrating the central albeit conflicted place that issues of authenticity occupy in the French Caribbean, Chapter 3 examines Guadeloupean Maryse Condé’s canonical novel, Traversée de ... 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


Introduction: Slaves to the Rhythm

Munro Martin

in Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262829
eISBN:
9780520947405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262829.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the conceptions of race and culture, on colonial history of rhythm and its suppression in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Trinidad, on the literature and on the ... 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


Introduction

Martin Munro and 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/UPO9781846317200.001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is concerned with the development of ‘Francophone’ Caribbean studies and the relations between the French-speaking Caribbean, including Haiti, and the American South, including Louisiana. ... 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


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


Reconquering Dimensions: No Place Like Home

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/9781786940391.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

By way of a brief summary of Ulysses’ return from Troy to Ithaca in Homer’s The Odyssey, the Conclusion begins by juxtaposing the fundamentally different notions of the house as found in traditional ... More


The Production of Theater in the Colonies

Lauren R. Clay

in Stagestruck: The Business of Theater in Eighteenth-Century France and Its Colonies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450389
eISBN:
9780801468216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450389.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the establishment of public playhouses and professional acting troupes beyond the Hexagon, in the colonies of the French Caribbean. It considers how directors, patrons, and ... More


Reflections on Interior Design: Daniel Maximin’s L’Île et une nuit

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/9781786940391.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 4 considers issues of identity in the context of hurricane Hugo’s gale force winds and rain battering a house and its solitary inhabitant in Guadeloupe, as recounted in the third and final ... More


James Brown, Rhythm, and Black Power

Munro Martin

in Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262829
eISBN:
9780520947405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262829.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter develops an understanding of the links between the conceptions of race and culture, colonial history of rhythm and its suppression, the literature and the persistence of rhythm in the ... More


Multicultural London English/Multicultural Paris French

Penelope Gardner-Chloros, Françoise Gadet, and Jenny Cheshire

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes a joint sociolinguistic research project by French and British teams, which examines the influence on the English and French languages of varieties spoken by major communities ... More


Language and Literary Form in French Caribbean Writing

Celia Britton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380369
eISBN:
9781781387214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380369.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book analyses French Caribbean writing from the point of view of its language and literary form: questions which until recently were somewhat neglected in postcolonial studies, but are now ... More


Literature of Reconstruction: An Architextual Assessment of Post-Earthquake Haiti in Yanick Lahens’s Failles and Guillaume et Nathalie

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/9781786940391.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Whereas, on the heels of a devastating hurricane’s passing, the final pages of Maximin’s L’Île et une nuit (Chapter 4) hint at both architectural and architextual (re)building in the wake of ... More


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