Martin Munro
Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw
Kingston, Jamaica
University of the West Indies Press
Echoes of the Haitian revolution, 1804-2004
9789766402129
9766402124
191 pages
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Haitian literature - History and criticism.
Contents6
Introduction8
1. Hidden in Plain View16
2. St Domingue Refugees in New Orleans43
3. Arguing around Toussaint56
4. The Haitian Revolution and a North American Griot76
5. Reading in the Dark?Racial Hierarchy and Miscegenation in Heinrich von Kleist’s Die Verlobung in San Domingo (1811)101
6. “Les Créoles Galantes?” White Women and the Haitian Revolution110
7. Revolutionary Acts of Translation126
8. Letters Lost at Sea137
9. Being Haitian in New York149
10. Dancing at the Border164
11. Hatred Chérie178
Index192
Contributors204