Caribbean Discourse: Selected Essays

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University of Virginia Press, 1992 - History - 272 pages
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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Contents

Introduction
xi
Introductions
1
The Known the Uncertain
13
THE CARIBBEAN EXPERIENCE
53
S T O R YH I S T O R I E SS TORIES
61
CrossCultural Poetics
97
LANDSCAPES LAND
110
POETICS
120
An Exploded Discourse
156
LANGUAGES SELFEXPRESSION
171
OVERTURES
248
Glossary
260
THEATERCONSCIOUSNESS
271
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