restricted access   Volume 35, Number 2, Summer 2004

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Special Issue: Haiti, 1804-2004: Literature, Culture, and Art

Editor's Acknowledgments

p. v


pp. vii-viii

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down: Haiti, Its Revolutions, and Twentieth-Century Negritudes

pp. 1-17

Troping Toussaint, Reading Revolution

pp. 18-33

Abbe Gregoire and Haitian Independence

pp. 34-43

Nineteenth-Century Haiti and the Archipelago of the Americas: Antenor Firmin's Letters from St. Thomas

pp. 44-53

The Aesthetics of Degradation in Haitian Literature

pp. 54-74

"Silences Too Horrific to Disturb": Writing Sexual Histories in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes, Memory

pp. 75-90

Postcolonial Mythologies: Jean Metellus and the Writing of Charismatic Memory

pp. 91-113

The Haitian Revolution in Interstices and Shadows: A Re-reading of Alejo Carpentier's The Kingdom of This World

pp. 114-127

A Primer of Haitian Literature in Kreyol

pp. 128-140

Beyond Painting or Writing: Franketienne's Poetic Quest

pp. 141-156


A Few Stories about Haiti, or, Stigma Revisited

pp. 157-172

Haiti and the Art of Paul-Henri Bourguignon

pp. 173-188

Review Essay

Translating Jacques Stephen Alexis

pp. 189-196

Book Reviews

Haitian Revolutionary Studies (review)

pp. 197-198

A Turbulent Time: The French Revolution and the Greater Caribbean (review)

pp. 199-200

Frantz Fanon: A Life (review)

pp. 200-203

Divine Utterances: The Performance of Afro-Cuban Santeria (review)

pp. 203-204

Color Plates