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- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 64.40
Essayiste accompli et novateur, auteur de contes réjouissants et instructifs, scénariste sensible, journaliste provocateur, Patrick Chamoiseau est dabord et surtout un romancier hors du commun. Dans ce premier livre voué exclusivement à son uvre, Lorna Milne se concentre sur la représentation de quatre espaces privilégiés... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 65.80
While rejecting a conception of literature as moral philosophy, or a device for imparting particular morals to the reader through exemplary characters and plots, Maryse Condé has displayed throughout her writing career a strong valorization of literature as ethical critique. This study examines her singular approach to literary commitment as a... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 70.00
The Caribbean imagination as framed within a Dutch historical setting has deep Portuguese-African roots. The Seven Provinces were the first European power, in the first half of the 17th century, to challenge the Iberian countries directly for a share in the slave trade. This book analyzes the philosophy underlying this transoceanic link, when contacts... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 88.20
What constitutes a border situation? How translatable and portable is the border? What are the borders of words surrounding the border? In its five sections, Border Transits: Literature and Culture across the Line intends to address these issues as it brings together visions of border dynamics from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. The... more...
- UPF 2003; US$ 44.95
This is the first monograph to make available to English readers the Spanish literary and political texts that laid the basis for revolutionary culture and identity but were almost ignored because of the Cuban Revolution's controversial history. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
This book develops a theory of a Caribbean-Atlantic imaginary by exploring the ways two colonial texts represent the consciousnesses of Amerindians, Africans, and Europeans at two crucial points marking respectively the origins and demise of slavocratic systems in the West Indies. Focusing on Richard Ligon?s History of Barbados (1657) and Matthew... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
This book looks at Cuban and Argentine theater of the late 1960s and early 1970s to see how the idea of spectacle as violence was used to comment on and question the social and political violence that was unfolding offstage. more...