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Author Daut, Marlene L
Title Tropics of Haiti : Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865
Imprint Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2015
©2015
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (706 pages)
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Series Liverpool Studies in International Slavery LUP Ser
Liverpool Studies in International Slavery LUP Ser
Note Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The "Mulatto/a" Vengeance of 'Haitian Exceptionalism' -- Part One: From "Monstrous Hybridity" to Enlightenment Literacy -- Chapter 1 "Monstrous Hybridity" in Colonial and Revolutionary Writing from Saint-Domingue -- Chapter 2 Baron de Vastey, Colonial Discourse, and the Global "Scientific" Sphere -- Chapter 3 Victor Hugo and the Rhetorical Possibilities of "Monstrous Hybridity" -- Part Two: Transgressing the Trope of the "Tropical Temptress" -- Chapter 4 Moreau de Saint-Méry's Daughter and the Anti-Slavery Muse -- Chapter 5 'Born to Command' -- Chapter 6 'Theresa' to the Rescue! -- Part Three: The Trope of the Tragic "Mulatto/a" and the Haitian Revolution -- Chapter 7 "Black" Son, "White" Father -- Chapter 8 Between the Family and the Nation -- Chapter 9 A 'Quarrel Between Two Brothers' -- Part Four: Requiem for the "Colored Historian" -- or the 'Mulatto Legend of History' -- Chapter 10 The Color of History -- Chapter 11 Victor Schoelcher -- Chapter 12 'Let us be Humane after the Victory' -- Coda: Today's 'Haitian Exceptionalism' -- Bibliography -- Index
A literary history of the Haitian Revolution that explores how scientific ideas about 'race' affected 19th-century understandings of the Haitian Revolution and, conversely, how understandings of the Haitian Revolution affected 19th-century scientific ideas about race
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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: Daut, Marlene L. Tropics of Haiti : Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865 Liverpool : Liverpool University Press,c2015 9781781381847
Subject Haiti - Foreign public opinion
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