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“The Moody Republic and the Men in Her Life”: François Duvalier, U.S. African Americans and Haitian Exiles, 1957–1964

Millery Polyné

in From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 18701964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034720
eISBN:
9780813039534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034720.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter highlights the decline in U.S. African American and Haitian relations in response to the authoritarianism of François Duvalier's dictatorship. This nadir demonstrated competing ... More


Edwidge Danticat Home Is Where the Hurt Is

in Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature: Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferriere, Danticat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310799
eISBN:
9781846313080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313080.006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the work of Edwidge Danticat. It shows how Danticat remains connected to Haiti through an explicit commitment to the nation's social and political fate, and a belief both in the ... More


A Party of Exiles

Matthew J. Smith

in Liberty, Fraternity, Exile: Haiti and Jamaica after Emancipation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617978
eISBN:
9781469617992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617978.003.0015
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the major transformations that took place in Haiti between 1902 and 1915, focusing on Anténor Firmin's National Progressive Party—which, in the main, consisted of exiles living ... More


Émile Ollivier Passing Through

in Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature: Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferriere, Danticat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310799
eISBN:
9781846313080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313080.004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter first contextualizes Émile Ollivier by analyzing poetry by Anthony Phelps, René Philoctète and Roland Morisseau. It then discusses Ollivier's prize-winning 1991 novel Passages, a work ... More


Conclusion: The Missing People: Theorizing Haitian and Caribbean Exiles

in Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature: Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferriere, Danticat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310799
eISBN:
9781846313080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313080.007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter addresses the question of how Haitian exiles analyzed in this book relate to other contemporary narratives and theories of exile, both from the Caribbean and from the wider world. It ... More


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