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American CreolesThe Francophone Caribbean and the American South

American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean and the American South

Martin Munro and Celia Britton (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317538
eISBN:
9781846317200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317200
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Francophone Caribbean and the American South are sites born of the plantation, the common matrix for the diverse nations and territories of the circum-Caribbean. This book takes as its premise ... More

Architextual AuthenticityConstructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean

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

At the Limits of MemoryLegacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

Nicola Frith and Kate Hodgson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381595
eISBN:
9781781382240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381595.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Recent years have seen a growing body of literature dedicated to memories of slavery in the Anglophone world, yet little has been done to approach this subject from Francophone perspectives. This ... More

Autobiography and IndependenceSelfhood and Creativity in North African Postcolonial Writing in French

Autobiography and Independence: Selfhood and Creativity in North African Postcolonial Writing in French

Debra Kelly

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236597
eISBN:
9781846312625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312625
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book offers an in-depth study of the autobiographical writings of four twentieth-century writers from North Africa — Assia Djebar, Mouloud Feraoun, Abdelkébir Khatibi and Albert Memmi — as they ... More

Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Raphael Dalleo (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Postcolonial studies has taken a significant turn since 2000 from the post-structural focus on language and identity of the 1980s and 1990s to more materialist and sociological approaches. A key ... More

Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbean

Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbean

Louise Hardwick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318412
eISBN:
9781781380475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318412.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines a major modern turn in Francophone Caribbean literature towards the récit d'enfance, or childhood memoir, and asks why this occurred post-1990, connecting texts to recent changes ... More

Colombia's Forgotten FrontierA Literary Geography of the Putumayo

Colombia's Forgotten Frontier: A Literary Geography of the Putumayo

Lesley Wylie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319747
eISBN:
9781781380932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319747.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Coming to prominence during the tropical booms of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, especially the Rubber Boom, the Putumayo has long been a site of mass immigration and exile, of ... More

Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial TricksRewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva

Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks: Rewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva

Lesley Wylie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311956
eISBN:
9781846315220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315220
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The vision of the South American rainforest as a wilderness of rank decay, poisonous insects and bloodthirsty ‘savages’ in the Spanish American novela de la selva has often been interpreted as a ... More

Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Lucy Evans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381182
eISBN:
9781781384855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381182.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines the representation of community in contemporary Anglophone Caribbean literature, focusing on the most recent wave of Anglophone Caribbean short story writers following the genre’s ... More

Dangerous Creole Liaisons

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

Exile and Post-1946 Haitian LiteratureAlexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferriere, Danticat

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

Martin Munro

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

This book reinterprets and analyses post-1946 Haitian writing as a literature of exile. It moves between texts that have emerged out of different places and different times, and outlines generational ... More

Francophone Afropean Literatures

Francophone Afropean Literatures

Nicki Hitchcott and Dominic Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380345
eISBN:
9781781387184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380345.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

What does Afro-Europe signify? This volume explores the concept and possibility of a black European community by analysing the ways in which contemporary Francophone African writers articulate and ... More

Habsburg PeruImages, Imagination and Memory

Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Peter T. Bradley and David Cahill

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313264
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The reception of the ‘discovery’, conquest, and colonisation of Spanish America spawned a rich imaginative literature. The case studies presented in this book represent two distinct types of ... More

Haiti UnboundA Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

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

Imperialism as DiasporaRace, Sexuality, and History in Anglo-India

Imperialism as Diaspora: Race, Sexuality, and History in Anglo-India

Ralph Crane and Radhika Mohanram

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318962
eISBN:
9781781380970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318962.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Within postcolonial studies, Britain’s long contact with India has been read generally only within the context of imperialism to inform our understanding of race, gender, identity, and power within ... More

Language and Literary Form in French Caribbean Writing

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

The Literatures of the French PacificReconfiguring Hybridity

The Literatures of the French Pacific: Reconfiguring Hybridity

Raylene Ramsay

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380376
eISBN:
9781781387221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380376.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Hybridity theory (the creative dissemi-nation, or restless to-and-fro of Bhabha's Third Space, or of Hall's politics of difference, for example) provides a number of notions that open up our ... More

Michel HouellebecqHumanity and its Aftermath

Michel Houellebecq: Humanity and its Aftermath

Douglas Morrey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318610
eISBN:
9781846318047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318610.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Michel Houellebecq is perhaps the single most successful and controversial of all contemporary novelists writing in French. Houellebecq has become a global publishing phenomenon: since the success of ... More

The Noir AtlanticChester Himes and the Birth of the Francophone African Crime Novel

The Noir Atlantic: Chester Himes and the Birth of the Francophone African Crime Novel

Pim Higginson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316906
eISBN:
9781846317040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317040
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book follows the influence of African American author Chester Himes on Francophone African crime fiction. In 1953, Himes emigrated to Paris; he struggled there, just as he had in the United ... More

On the EdgeWriting the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is a literary and cultural history which brings to the fore a compelling but, so far, largely neglected body of work which has the politics of border-crossing as well as the poetics of ... More

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