Les Écrits d'Aimé Césaire
Biobibliographie commentée (1913-2008)

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The author takes an interdisciplinary approach to the notion of apocalypse in Caribbean societies, past and present, with an emphasis on Haiti. He draws on the theories of Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižik as put forth in his book Living in the…

The author analyzes the political thought of Senghor and Césaire by ‘unthinking’ traditional views of the two men. His goal is to ‘think with them’ in order to understand how they attempted to reconfigure rather then eliminate…

This book focuses mainly on Caribbean literature, with chapters on the journal Légitime Défense, négritude, Paulette Nardal, the Martinican founder of La Revue du Monde Noir, Edouard Glissant, and Créolité. The author sees créolité as…

This is a heteroclitic collection of the writings of Suzanne Césaire that appeared in Tropiques from 1941 to 1945 as well as texts from other authors, most of which focus on the situation of the Caribbean. The title comes from the last essay. The…

Although the title suggests a broad analysis of negritude, the focus is on Senghor, his 'Afri-centered' epistimology' as a critique of Western philosophy and his 'essentialism of hybridity.' This exploration of Senghor's complex theories about the…

Study of the poetry and prose of Caribbean women writers, in particular a tradition of erotic relations between women. She views this theme as a poetics and politics of decolonization. The focus is on Dutch, English, and French-language literature by…