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作者 Benedicty-Kokken, Alessandra, M.D
書名 Spirit Possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou Thought : An Intellectual History
出版項 Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books, 2014
國際標準書號 9780739184660 (electronic bk.)
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附註 Intro -- Title Page -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Possession, Dispossession, and Self-Possession -- Dispossessions: Nationhood, Citizenship, Personhood, and Poverty -- Hegel and Agamben -- States of Exception -- The Newest Utopia -- Mbembe's "Unhappiness" and Trouillot's "Fundamentally New Subjects" -- Possession Dispossessed: Pathologizing and a "Western" Intellectual History of Possession -- "Unhappiness" as Taboo -- Secularizing Possession andFostering Revolution? -- Leiris's "Lived Theater" -- From Haiti to Brazil, from Herskovits to Métraux -- Verger's Image in Bataille's Tears of Eros -- Possession, a Threshold to a Biopolitical Order -- Repossessing Possession: After Franco-American Ethnography, after Duvalier-Vodou in Depestre's Hadriana dans tous mes rêves -- Depestre, the "Autofiction" of the "(Anti)Hero" of "A New World Mediterranean" -- The West's Obsession with Defining Art -- Between Frankétienne and Glissant -- Self-Repossession: The Dispossessed and Their "New Subjectivities"-Jean-Claude Fignolé's and Kettly Mars's Novels -- On "Un-Becoming" Racial -- Possession as Fluidity: Finding Equilibrium under a Neoliberal Order -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author
This book recuperates the important history that Haitian thought around Vodou possession has had in French critical theory
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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
鏈接 Print version: Benedicty-Kokken, Alessandra, M.D. Spirit Possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou Thought : An Intellectual History Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books,c2014 9780739184653
主題 Vodou -- Haiti.;Spirit possession -- Haiti
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