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Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373667-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
... The introduction provides an overview of the arguments and of the various theoretical terms the author creates (contra diction , rayano consciousness, dominicanidad) to guide the reader through the basic questions the book answers. The introduction also establishes that the contrapuntal analysis...
Published: 29 August 2022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2328-9
...Black Feminist Contra<italic>dictions</italic> in Latinx Diasporas ...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373667-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
...-Haitian literature of the nineteenth century examined in chapter 1, showing how diction became law and epistemic violence transformed into physical violence at the hands of the Trujillo regime. Contradicting anti-Haitian ideology, the literary works the chapter studies propose solidarity and compassion...
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
...); and the celebrated novel by Haitian American writer Edwidge Danticat, The Farming of Bones (New York, 1998)—the chapter traces the official discourse surrounding Massacre of 1937 back to the anti-Haitian literature of the nineteenth century examined in chapter 1, showing how diction became law and epistemic...