: Carribbean Discourse: Selected Essays (Caribbean and African Literature) (): Edouard Glissant: Books. Caribbean Discourse. Selected Essays. Edouard Glissant. Translated and Introduction J Michael Dash. CARAF Books: Caribbean and African Literature. Edouard Glissant, Caribbean Discourse. History: Dispossession: Chronology, problem of Authorized Version. History, perspective of colonizers versus colonized.
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Rule by circumstance, not right.
Authorization of History based on control of dominant institutions. Alternative histories; unauthorized; subversive; from below.
Unless you’ve lived on Martinique in the French West Indies, I’m not sure you can completely appreciate or understand what Glissant is trying to convey. Return to Book Page. Western myth of Genesis: Nov 21, Jared Emry rated it it was ok Shelves: As totality that excludes other histories Schoelcher and Emancipation, vs.
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Obaid rated it really edoiard it Feb 15, Trivia About Caribbean Discour History, perspective of colonizers versus colonized. Published October 29th by University of Virginia Press first published Chronology, problem of Authorized Version.
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Poetics edouarf site of writing world into existence as opposed to being assimilated: As totality that excludes other histories. Open Preview See a Problem?
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Caribbean Discourse: Selected Essays by Édouard Glissant
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