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Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
..., Suzanne Césaire (his wife), René Ménil, and their colleagues called for an Antillean awakening or renaissance and sought to elaborate a distinctive Antillean modernism and humanism that drew on European, African, and Caribbean sources. The chapter pays special attention to the conception of “poetic...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... Using Édouard Glissant’s assertion that the imagination is shaped by and expresses itself through the materiality of space, this essay focuses on a geopolitics of the figure of Caliban in Antillean theatre. No longer the incarnation of nativist claims of sovereignty, Caliban is precariously...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... intentional, provocative disruption of the hegemony of nation time and imperial time. Using Édouard Glissant’s assertion that the imagination is shaped by and expresses itself through the materiality of space, this essay focuses on a geopolitics of the figure of Caliban in Antillean theatre. No longer...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter examines the Greater Antillean routes in Díaz’s work to unveil how the Caribbean, a central site of the modern era’s most intense mobility of people, as a point of departure or destination, has given rise to diasporic formations. It places Díaz in relation to his peers in the...
... gratitude to three distinguished Antillean scholars who have given me constant inspiration: Manuel A. Garcia Arevalo, from the Dominican Republic, and Mercedes Lopez-Baralt and Ricardo E. Alegria, from Puerto Rico. I would also like to express my gratitude to Professor John Jay TePaske for choosing...
Published: 28 April 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382799-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8279-9
... antitheory theo• rist Helene Cixous, "women will return to the bodies which have been more than confiscated from [them 2 The unearthing of writings by nineteenth-century Francophone 120 Epilogue Antillean women is still a developing area of research for archivists and...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... of black workers, began, with the aim of returning them to their country. Extreme circumstances explain the background to this measure: the sugar companies—which import the Antilleans en masse, almost always outside of the requirements set down by law and in a manner similar to that narrated by...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396239-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9623-9
..., having all of its moral and political battles behind it, must test itself in the broader arena of modem poetry. Who but the most recalcitrant ideologues would deny that Guillen made manifest the dignity of Afro-Antillean cul• ture through his poetry or that he eloquently denounced the many...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... creation of Afro-Antillean commu- nities where reggae, calypso, and other Caribbean genres would later take hold. While histories of reggaeton often pay lip service to the construction of the Panama Canal as establishing a sociocultural milieu for reggae en español, the story of how reggae became...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter examines the Greater Antillean routes in Díaz’s work to unveil how the Caribbean, a central site of the modern era’s most intense mobility of people, as a point of departure or destination, has given rise to diasporic formations. It places Díaz in relation to his peers in the...
Published: 20 July 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9442-6
... director of the School of Architecture, of the Architecture and Urban Planning Department, of the Group for Integral Development, and first president of Havana’s Landmarks Commission. His coauthored Havana: Two Faces of the Antillean Metropolis, received the Choice prize in 1998 for relevant academic...
Published: 09 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384700-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8470-0
... on issues of concern to the Antillean (Caribbean) community in France. The show became a forum for his francophone Afrocentrism, which he also elabo- rated in weekly lectures at the institute. These discourses blended a post-négritude celebration of primordial Africanness shared by di- aspora...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385868-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8586-8
... sienne la langue française (The black Antillean will be even more white—that is to say will be more approachable as a real man if he will make the French language his own The relation between Black and white, Other and subject, is malevolently asymmetri- cal. As Fanon explains, although (white...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...-term death of the island’s fabled fertility. This was an old Antillean process with which our sugarocrats were already acquainted. Slave labor involved the use of crude techniques with a low yield. To compensate for manufacturing deficiencies, the highest agri-  Manuel Moreno Fraginals Casa...
Published: 28 April 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382799-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8279-9
... Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks Interracial sex-specifically, sex between French men and African and Antillean women- is a well-noted phenomenon in the history of the more personal relations between whites and blacks. But love presents itselfas an altogether slippery emotion, which seems some• how...
Published: 26 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395348-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9534-8
.... A sampling of the arguments on various sides of the issues suggests that this is a polemic that is just beginning. Rama Yade recognizes that she is neither allowed to feel French, nor African, nor Antillean, find- ing society constantly pointing a finger at her skin color. In her own words, ‘‘Le...
Published: 28 April 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9332-0
... ignores Antillean histories, namely, what links us to Jamaicans and Puerto Ricans beyond the language barrier. (Glissant 1981/1989, 497; 263) In contrast to this identity-bas­ ed defense of a homogenized creole (un- known to Hispanophone islands), Édouard Glissant proposes a...
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By Helio Orovio
Published: 20 February 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385219-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8521-9
... elements of Afro-Hispanic Cuban folk- ing drum, along with Andalusian or Canarian song, lore into symphonic music. All subsequent national melted together in the Antillean earth. musical expression in this area had as its...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
... road was shaded. 5 and Belalcazar 6 Cajas was about ISO kilometers to the east ofmodern Piura. 7 In this case, mitimaes are those Indians who had been sent by the Inca to colonize outside their own ethnic entity. 8 Alpacas. 9 and wounded 10 Here, Cieza may again use an Antillean word, meaning...