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Author Fischer, Sibylle, 1962-
Title Modernity disavowed : Haiti and the cultures of slavery in the age of revolution / Sibylle Fischer
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  972.9403 F525 2004    AVAILABLE    30500101202474
Descript xiii, 364 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Note "A John Hope Franklin Center book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-354) and index
Truncations of modernity -- The deadly hermeneutics of the trial of José Antonio Aponte -- Civilization and barbarism : Cuban wall painting -- Beyond national culture, the abject : the case of Plácido -- Cuban antislavery narratives and the origins of literary discourse -- Memory, trauma, history -- Guilt and betrayal in Santo Domingo -- What do the Haitians want? -- Fictions of literary history -- Literature and the theater of revolution -- "General liberty, or, The planters in Paris" -- Foundational fictions : post-revolutionary constitutions I -- Life in the kingdom of the north -- Liberty and reason of state : post-revolutionary constitutions II
Subject Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Literature and the revolution
Slave insurrections
Blacks -- Cuba -- History
Blacks -- Dominican Republic -- History
Literature and history
Slavery in literature
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