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The Resource Race, Culture, and Identity : Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory from Négritude to Créolité

Race, Culture, and Identity : Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory from Négritude to Créolité

Label
Race, Culture, and Identity : Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory from Négritude to Créolité
Title
Race, Culture, and Identity
Title remainder
Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory from Négritude to Créolité
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this groundbreaking book, Shireen Lewis gives a comprehensive analysis of the literary and theoretical discourse on race, culture, and identity by Francophone and Caribbean writers beginning in the early part of the twentieth century and continuing into the dawn of the new millennium
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, Shireen K.
Dewey number
840.9/9729
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PQ3940 .L48 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Caribbean Studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Caribbean literature (French)
  • African literature (French)
  • Negritude (Literary movement)
  • Blacks in literature
  • West Indies, French
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • African literature (French)
  • Blacks in literature
  • Caribbean literature (French)
  • Literature
  • Negritude (Literary movement)
  • Lesser Antilles
Label
Race, Culture, and Identity : Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory from Négritude to Créolité
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Caribbean Studies; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction; Chapitre 1 -- Légitime Défense: A Precursor to Modern Black Francophone Literature; The Manifesto: The Allegiance to Marxism-Leninism and Surrealism; The Essays: The Primacy of Politics over Culture; Politics: The Struggle between Social Classes; Culture: Bourgeois Writers of Color and their Alienation from Black Identity; Other Writers as Models for Bourgeois Writers of Color; The Failure to Move from Theory to Practice; Chapter 2 -- What Was Négritude?
  • Modernism and Négritude Reject Enlightenment PhilosophyModernist Themes in Early Négritude Poetry; Modernism Influences Négritude's Experimentation with Language; The Founding of Presence Africaine; Sartre and "Orphée Noir"; Senghor's Construction of Black Identity and Its Political Implications; Chapter 3 -- Gendering Négritude: Paulette Nardal's Contribution to the Birth of Modern Francophone Literature; Toward A Biography of Paulette Nardal: From Paris to Fort-de-France; Chapter 4 -- Rerooting the Uprooted: Edouard Glissant's Antillanité and Beyond; The Epistemological Break with Négritude
  • Toward an Elaboration of AntillanitéThe Quarrel with "History": The Privileging of Histories or Stories; Martinican Creole and the Making of a Poetics; Creolization, Identité-rhizome, and the Contemporary Caribbean; Chapter 5 -- The Créolité Movement: Reconfiguring Identity in the Caribbean in the Late Twentieth Century; Contextualizing Eloge de la Créolité; Constructing Identity against Négritude While Borrowing from Antillanité; The Configuration of Creole Identity; Defining Créolité Aesthetics or the Valorization of the Creole Imaginary
  • The Elaboration of Créolité Aesthetics and the Influence of GlissantThe Origin and Evolution of Creole Language; The Practice of Créolité Aesthetics: Confiant's and Chamoiseau's Depiction of Caribbean Reality; Practicing Creolité Aesthetics: The Creation of a New Literary Language; Where Is the Politics in Créolité?; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
854977850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739159842
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854977850
Label
Race, Culture, and Identity : Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory from Négritude to Créolité
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Caribbean Studies; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction; Chapitre 1 -- Légitime Défense: A Precursor to Modern Black Francophone Literature; The Manifesto: The Allegiance to Marxism-Leninism and Surrealism; The Essays: The Primacy of Politics over Culture; Politics: The Struggle between Social Classes; Culture: Bourgeois Writers of Color and their Alienation from Black Identity; Other Writers as Models for Bourgeois Writers of Color; The Failure to Move from Theory to Practice; Chapter 2 -- What Was Négritude?
  • Modernism and Négritude Reject Enlightenment PhilosophyModernist Themes in Early Négritude Poetry; Modernism Influences Négritude's Experimentation with Language; The Founding of Presence Africaine; Sartre and "Orphée Noir"; Senghor's Construction of Black Identity and Its Political Implications; Chapter 3 -- Gendering Négritude: Paulette Nardal's Contribution to the Birth of Modern Francophone Literature; Toward A Biography of Paulette Nardal: From Paris to Fort-de-France; Chapter 4 -- Rerooting the Uprooted: Edouard Glissant's Antillanité and Beyond; The Epistemological Break with Négritude
  • Toward an Elaboration of AntillanitéThe Quarrel with "History": The Privileging of Histories or Stories; Martinican Creole and the Making of a Poetics; Creolization, Identité-rhizome, and the Contemporary Caribbean; Chapter 5 -- The Créolité Movement: Reconfiguring Identity in the Caribbean in the Late Twentieth Century; Contextualizing Eloge de la Créolité; Constructing Identity against Négritude While Borrowing from Antillanité; The Configuration of Creole Identity; Defining Créolité Aesthetics or the Valorization of the Creole Imaginary
  • The Elaboration of Créolité Aesthetics and the Influence of GlissantThe Origin and Evolution of Creole Language; The Practice of Créolité Aesthetics: Confiant's and Chamoiseau's Depiction of Caribbean Reality; Practicing Creolité Aesthetics: The Creation of a New Literary Language; Where Is the Politics in Créolité?; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
854977850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739159842
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854977850

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