Beyond the Slave Narrative: Sex, Politics, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Book (Monograph)

An introduction to the Afro-diasporic literature of the Haitian Revolution and its New World impact (with particular attention to its American journalistic dissemination) A presentation of Jean-Jacques Dessalines as a radical black Atlantic voice in a tradition including Frantz Fanon and Malcolm X An introduction to a Haitian Creole poetic tradition dating from the Haitian Revolutionary era A new historical consideration of the international dimensions of the early Haitian Independence A broadening of the scope and genre-parameters of early Afro-diasporic literary contributions across language and national boundaries

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jenson, D

Published Date

  • 2011

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