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Author D'hulst, Lieven
Title Caribbean Interfaces
Imprint Amsterdam : BRILL, 2007
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Descript 1 online resource (368 pages)
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Series Textxet: Studies in Comparative Literature Ser. ; v.52
Textxet: Studies in Comparative Literature Ser
Note Intro -- Caribbean Interfaces -- Table of Contents -- Openings: The Editors -- Interdisciplinary Exchanges: Aimings and Effects -- Au-delà d'A History of Literature in the Caribbean: Perspectives de recherche qui s'ouvrent -- Violence and Sexual Others in Caribbean Literary History -- The Museum and the Opera-House: Modernity and Identity in Alejo Carpentier's Los pasos perdidos -- La Diversalité à l'épreuve de la pensée de l'Universel - Déviances et instrumentalisation d'un concept -- Major Concepts: Transversal Applicability -- From Appropriation to Resignification: Caribbean Discourses of Identity -- Islands, Borders and Vectors: The Fractal World of the Caribbean -- Oriente: Towards a Literary Geography -- Cultural Memories, Literary Forms, Caribbean Revolutions -- Des discours caribéens -- Postcolonialism, Literary Heteroglossia and Translation -- Caribbean Research Projects -- Archives des Littératures de la Caraïbe: un projet, une équipe, une technologie -- Intra- and Intersystemic Relations in the Caribbean: A Research Project -- Revolutionary Self-Fashioning: Rewriting Strategies in the Cuban Magazine Casa de las Américas (1989-1999) -- Vers une étude de la scénographie et de l'espace romanesque dans l'oeuvre de Patrick Chamoiseau -- Neo-Baroque Poetics. A Latin American Affair -- "Histoires de femme et de chien cannibales": Réécritures et intertextualités inaperçues ou inavouées (Condé/Chamoiseau) -- La littérature caribéenne francophone en Italie -- The Contemporary Dominican Literature in the Caribbean Perspective -- Name Index
Contemporary research on Caribbean literature displays a rich variety of themes, literary and cultural categories, forms, genres, languages. Still, the concept of a unified Caribbean literary space remains questionable, depending upon whether one strictly limits it to the islands, enlarges it to adopt a Latin-American perspective, or even grants it inter-American dimensions. This book is an ambitious tentative to bring together specialists from various disciplines: neither just French, Spanish, English, or Comparative studies specialists, nor strictly "Caribbean literature" specialists, but also theoreticians, cultural studies scholars, historians of cultural translation and of intercultural transfers. The contributions tackle two major questions: what is the best possible division of labor between comparative literature, cultural anthropology and models of national or regional literary histories? how should one make use of "transversal" concepts such as: memory, space, linguistic awareness, intercultural translation, orature or hybridization? Case studies and concrete projects for integrated research alternate with theoretical and historiographical contributions.This volume is of utmost interest to students of Caribbean studies in general, but also to anyone interested in Caribbean literatures in Spanish, English and French, as well as to students in comparative literature, cultural studies and transfer research
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: D'hulst, Lieven Caribbean Interfaces Amsterdam : BRILL,c2007 9789042021846
Subject Caribbean literature.;Literature -- History and criticism
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Alt Author de Bleeker, Liesbeth
Lie, Nadia
Moura, Jean-Marc
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