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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


Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Jérôme Camal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Can music help us make sense of a form of (post)colonialism that is defined not by anticolonial rupture, but by an ongoing negotiation of the relationship between (former) colonies and their ... More


The Decolonial Abyss: Mysticism and Cosmopolitics from the Ruins

An Yountae

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273072
eISBN:
9780823273126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273072.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book probes the ethico-political possibility harbored in the Western philosophical and theological thought for addressing the collective experience of suffering, socio-political trauma, and ... More


Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez and Shirley Anne Tate (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Creolizing Europe aims to interrogate creolization as the decolonial, rhizomatic thinking necessary for understanding the social and cultural transformations set in motion through trans/national ... More


Introduction: Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez and Shirley Anne Tate

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Anthropologists and cultural historians have related ‘creolization’ to processes of transformation produced by colonial rule, enslavement and plantation economies, while other scholars have seen ... More


Creolité and the Process of Creolization*

Stuart Hall

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Stuart Hall engages with ‘Créolité and Creolization’ sets out the theoretical orientation that guides this volume in his challenge to us to seek out creolization’s applicability outside of the ... More


The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Valérie Loichot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Loichot traces the evolution of the Caribbean response to the colonial gaze, or rather, colonial mouth, from the late 19th century to the inception of the 21st. The ubiquitous presence of food and ... More


Queer creolization in Patrick Chamoiseau’s Texaco

Gigi Adair

in Kinship Across the Black Atlantic: Writing Diasporic Relations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620375
eISBN:
9781789629804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620375.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter argues that Chamoiseau’s sidestepping of the logic of biological kinship and genealogical lineage works to subvert the repeated invocation of Martinique’s ties to the “motherland,” ... More


Gisèle Pineau: Writing as Therapy

Bonnie Thomas

in Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how Gisèle Pineau engages with questions of history, memory, and identity through her three autofictional narratives: L’Exil selon Julia [Exile According to Julia] (1996), Mes ... More


Patrick Chamoiseau: Memory, Relation, and the Creolized Imaginary

Bonnie Thomas

in Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the way in which Patrick Chamoiseau extends Edouard Glissant’s notion of Relation and dramatizes a creolized imaginary though his childhood narratives, plotting a path that ... More


Culture Writing: Literature and Anthropology in the Midcentury Atlantic World

Tim Watson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190852672
eISBN:
9780190852702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852672.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Focusing on the 1950s and early 1960s, Culture Writing argues that the period of decolonization in Britain, the United States, France, and the Caribbean was characterized by dynamic exchanges between ... 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


Luddism

Matt Tierney

in Dismantlings: Words against Machines in the American Long Seventies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746413
eISBN:
9781501746567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746413.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explains why Luddism is a metaphor that threads through the Long Seventies in the work of poets, activists, and thinkers, each of whom applies literature to the task of dismantling the ... More


Faulkner’s Caribbean Geographies in Absalom, Absalom!

Valérie Loichot

in Faulkner's Geographies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781496802279
eISBN:
9781496802323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter provides an extensive view of the multifarious presence of the Caribbean in Absalom, Absalom! If Faulkner’s novel fails to produce a faithful Caribbean geography as a description of the ... 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


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


Listening for (Post)colonial Entanglements

Jérôme Camal

in Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

What does it mean for gwoka to be political? Over forty years of cultural nationalism have constructed gwoka–Guadeloupe's secular drumming tradition–as a symbol of resistance. Yet gwoka has never ... More


Building an Anticolonial Aurality: Gwoka modènn as Counterpoetics

Jérôme Camal

in Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 2 explores the role that music played in the construction of an anticolonial aurality. It foregrounds the work of G象‎rd Lockel, a guitarist and nationalist ideologue who created gwoka mod筮‎, ... More


Diasporic or Creole Aurality? Aesthetics and Politics across the Abyss

Jérôme Camal

in Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

By listening to musical encounters spanning the black Atlantic, from Paris to Guadeloupe to New York City, this chapter proposes that jazz and gwoka have–at different times and in different ... More


“Corporate Cannibal”: Risk, Errantry, and Imagination in the Age of Catastrophe

Kara Keeling

in Queer Times, Black Futures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780814748329
eISBN:
9781479841998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748329.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter continues to develop a reading of Coleman’s essay through an engagement with pop star Grace Jones’s body of work. I discuss Édouard Glissant’s conceptualization of “errantry” as a mode ... More


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