Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant
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Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

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ISBN-13:
9781846318665
Einband:
Buch
Seiten:
346
Autor:
Nick Nesbitt
Gewicht:
771 g
Format:
239x163x28 mm
Serie:
Liverpool University Press - C
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Caribbean Critique seeks to define and analyze the distinctive contribution of francophone Caribbean thinkers to post-Kantian Critical Theory.
Preface Introduction: The Caribbean Critical Imperative Part One Tropical Equality: The Politics of Principle 1. Foundations of Caribbean Critique: From Jacobinism to Black Jacobinism 2. Toussaint Louverture and the Contradictions of Principle 3. Victor Schoelcher, Tocqueville, and the Abolition of Slavery 4. Departmentalization and the Logic of Decolonization 5. "Stepping Outside the Magic Circle": The Critical Thought of Maryse Conde 6. The Critical Thought of Rene Menil: From Materialist to Reflective Aesthetics 7. Edwidge Danticat: Diasporic Politics 8. The Postcolonial Event: Deleuze, Glissant, and the Problem of the Political Part Two Critique of Caribbean Violence 1. Robespierre and the Foundations of Political Violence 2. C. L. R. James and the Terror of Equality 3. From Colonial Violence to Anti-Slavery in One State: Vastey's Le systeme colonial devoile 4. Haiti, the Monstrous Anomaly 5. Fanon's On Violence: Speculative Decolonization and Negative Materialism 6. Aristide and the Politics of Democratization Part Three Critique of Caribbean Relation 1. Edouard Glissant: From the Poetique de la relation to the Transcendental Analytic of Relation 2. From Cesaire to Sartre: Totalization, Relation, Responsibility 3. What is Absolute Democracy?: Deleuze, Hallward, and the Problem of Postcolonial Immanence Conclusion Aime Cesaire: The Incandescant I, Destroyer of Worlds Bibliography Index
Caribbean Critique seeks to define and analyze the distinctive contribution of francophone Caribbean thinkers to post-Kantian Critical Theory.