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Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-092
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...Caliban Roberto Fernández Retamar In his famous essay ‘‘Caliban Cuban poet and essayist Roberto Fernández Retamar (b. argues that the literature of the colonized has to reject and overturn the po- litical and artistic conventions of the colonizers. It is a s response to Ariel,by José...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
...roberto ferna´ndez retamar Caliban: Notes Toward a Discussion of Culture in Our America Roberto Ferna´ndez Retamar was born in Cuba in 1930. A poet and a literary and cul- tural critic, he is the director of Casa de las Ame´ricas in Havana, Cuba. His main titles include Caliba´n. Apuntes...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382386-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8238-6
... Eight Caliban as Deconstructionist: C. L. R. James and Post-Colonial Discourse Paget Henry and Paul Buhle To establish his own identity, Caliban, after three centuries, must him• self pioneer into regions Caesar...
Published: 01 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394686-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9468-6
... chapter four Between Ariel and Caliban: The Politics of Location of Latinamericanism and the Question of Solidarity In a wonderful essay called “Académicos y gringos malos” on five auto- biographical or semi- autobiographical novels by...
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: 31 October 1991
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8170-9
Published: 31 October 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381709-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8170-9
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... There are many links between Shakespeare's monster Caliban, in The Tempest , and Abelard’s story in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao : ideas concerning human monsters, education, language, political power, and the magical agency of books. This chapter considers the relationship between...
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
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... institutional regimes of normative love and intimacy, including marriage, monogamy, biological reproduction, fidelity, and commitment. There are many links between Shakespeare's monster Caliban, in The Tempest , and Abelard’s story in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao : ideas concerning human...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397236-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9723-6
... mediation of white colonizer and black subject in Caribbean revolutionary discourse is Shakespeare's The Tempest, an appropriately iconic representative of the English canon. The scenes in which Prospero and Caliban battle for ownership of the island - and for Miranda - is replayed in various...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
... will always perceive discourse from Latin America— whether major or minor, learned or popular, left-wing or right-wing, from men or women, miners or academics—to be like incoherent or in- consistent theorizing? ‘‘Theoretical Babbling’’ and Caliban’s ‘‘Incoherence’’ prospero: Abhorred slave...
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389958-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8995-8
..., all border-crossing between past and present together as they imagine and construct their alliances with each other. In this reading of the novel, one primary figure of interest is the African American character Clinton, both a kind of modern-day African American Caliban, in- tent on vindicating...
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9723-6
Published: 11 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395737-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9573-7
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Book Chapter

By Margaret Randall
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
... 2012. Fernández Retamar, Roberto. Calibán and Other Essays. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1989. Fornet, Ambrosio, ed. “Bridging Enigma: Cubans on Cuba.” Special issue, South Atlantic Quarterly 96, no. 1 (winter 1997). Fornet, Ambrosio. Narrar la nación. Havana: Letras Cubanas...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397236-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9723-6
... History Review 3I (January 1986): 33-51· Brown, Lloyd. "Introduction: Regional Writers, Regional Critics." In Critical Issues in West Indian Literature, ed. Lloyd Brown. Parkersburg, Iowa: Caribbean Books, 1984. Bruner, Charlotte H. "The Meaning of Caliban in Black Literature Today...
Published: 11 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395737-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9573-7
Published: 01 January 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
... Latina, 1969) and as Ame´ricas e a Civilizac¸˜ao (Rio de Janeiro: Civilizac¸˜ao Brasileira, 1970). Ferna´ndez Retamar, ‘‘Caliban: Notes Toward a Discussion of Culture in Our Amer- ica’’ – Excerpts from Caliban and Other Essays (Minneapolis: University of Minne- sota Press, 1989), 3–16. These...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382386-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8238-6
... Head/Body, Reason/Instinct analogy. These multiple permutations gave rise to multiple identities: to the "ecumenicism" then of being a Negro-of being Caliban. The relatively small number of white settlers in British colonial Trini• dad lead to a social hierarchy based on a cultural model in...