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Published: 07 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376965-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7696-5
... English lay in ‘their ceaseless, sober, struggle with oppression, their steady, unwearied battle for self-government 9 James would later always insist that those who grew up on tiny Caribbean islands instinctively grasped a sense of the “totality” of society, from top to bottom, rulers and ruled...
Published: 29 May 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384816-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8481-6
... time (1956) the most successful West Indian novelist, the program broadcast to the Caribbean readings of fiction, poetry, and even drama by West Indians. A British program managed by West Indians resident in England and produced with the support of West Indians at home, Caribbean Voices did...
Published: 07 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391449-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9144-9
... group arrived from the Moluccan Islands, primarily ex-soldiers who had fought along- side the Dutch in Indonesia. In the 1970s, smaller groups arrived in the Netherlands from colonies in South America and the Caribbean. Apart from postcolonial migration, more recent immigrant flows have more to do...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397212-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9721-2
..., including its deprivations, as one's own. In Caribbean drama, writes Walcott, this em• brace of the popular means "the cult of nakedness in underground the• atre, of tribal rock, of poverty, of rite." One problem with such a primitivist solution, according to Walcott, is that it remains tied to the...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay is an analysis of Sylvia Wynter’s 1973 Maskarade: A Jonkunnu Musical Play. Like her novel The Hills of Hebron (1962) Maskarade belongs to the other and earlier creative side of this theoretician from the Caribbean. The essay addresses how, in this play, one can identify some the...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399957-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7
... Caribbean Dislocations: Arenas and Ramos Otero in New York For Alberto Sandoval, who does not want to go back home The Other IILand Reinaldo Arenas and Manuel Ramos Otero mayor may not have enjoyed (or endured) a brief encounter in the...
Published: 10 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385097-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8509-7
... 3 Negritude and Negativity ALIENATION AND ‘‘VOICE’’ IN EASTERN CARIBBEAN LITERATURE The presentation of the history of African people in...
Published: 27 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386896-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8689-6
...chapter 8 America Is One Island Only: The Caribbean and American Studies If one were to choose a single word to encapsulate Caribbean history, that word would have to be ‘‘geopolitics’’ . . . the relationship between geography and international relations. The most important part of Caribbean...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397236-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9723-6
... PART II WRITING WOMEN: MAKING THE NATION 4 THEORIZING CARIBBEAN FEMINIST AESTHETICS At the top of the page [ wrote my full name: Lucy Josephine Potter. At the sight of it, many thoughts...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
...roma´ndelacampa Mimicry and the Uncanny in Caribbean Discourse The only theory worth having is that which you have to fight off.—Stuart Hall Roma´ndelaCampa was born in Cuba in 1946. A literary and cultural critic, he is a professor at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. His...
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394419-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9441-9
...INTRODUCTION Migration, People’s Lives, Shifting and Permeable Borders The North American and Caribbean Societies in the Atlantic World Dirk Hoerder The image of North America on maps of physical geography seems unambigu- ous: the northern part of the double continent. However, the...
Published: 10 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385097-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8509-7
... 4 Diaspora Philosophy, French Caribbean Literature, and Simone Schwarz-Bart’s Pluie et vent sur Télumée Miracle...
Published: 07 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393825-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9382-5
... chapter nine Erotic Agency and a Queer Caribbean Freedom Three young girls, black, kinky-headed, barefooted, with bandanas tight around their hips, were dancing and singing in strong...
Published: 30 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385776-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8577-6
... HHH PART ONE the u.s. south and the caribbean hrough their explorations of the relationship between the South and the Caribbean, the Tessays in this first section of Look Away! set the agenda for...
... The Hispanic Caribbean EILEEN J. FINDLAY Free Love and Domesticity Sexuality and the Shaping of Working-Class Feminism in Puerto Rico, I9oo-I9I7 During the early twentieth century, the newly proletarianized sectors of the Puerto...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... This chapter focuses on the Caribbean archipelago as a geopolitical and historical unit. An archipelago actually combines groups of islands and their corresponding networks of ports, fortifications, plantations, and cities, as well as their social, cultural, and productive systems. The first...
Published: 09 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002130-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0213-0
Published: 26 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395348-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9534-8
... Paint It ‘‘Black’’ How Africans and Afro-Caribbeans Became ‘‘Black’’ in France rémy bazenguissa-ganga To clarify the concept of ‘‘Black France I will approach the French context from the angle of two intersecting realities, what I...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... debate between Archie Singham and Robert A. Hill about The Black Jacobins from 1970 and suggests that the Caribbean was central to James’s early conception of the book. Austin explores the impact of the work on the C. L. R. James Study Circle in Montreal in the late 1960s and the debates among these...