Caribbean Discourse: Selected Essays
Edouard Glissant's Caribbean Discourse is an unflaggingly ambitious attempt to read the Caribbean and the New World experience, not as a response to fixed, univocal meaning imposed by the past, but as an infinitely varied, dauntingly inexhaustible text.
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The Known the Uncertain
THE CARIBBEAN EXPERIENCE
S T O R YH I S T O R I E SS TORIES
An Exploded Discourse
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