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  • Index

Adieu to Emmanuel Levinas (Derrida), 28, 223n14

alienation, 12, 156, 159; natal, 12, 13–14, 15–16, 220–21n22

Allerton, Peter, 76

alterity, 48, 51, 52, 91–92, 156, 164; Derrida on, 32; and difference, 80, 83; and embodiment, 3–4; and ethnicity, 51–52, 55; hostility toward, 53, 54, 90; and identity, 54, 158; Sartre on, 149. See also Other and otherness

The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice (Goodell), 16

antillanité, 102

anti-Semitism, 151, 167, 168, 169; Levinas and, 7, 29, 67, 84

apartheid. See South Africa

Appiah, Anthony, 160, 235n25

Arendt, Hannah, 30

authenticity, 161, 163

Badiou, Alain, 63–64, 65

Bauman, Zygmunt, 173

bearing witness, 163, 235n29

being, 3, 70, 72, 87, 122, 131, 181, 195; chains of, 4, 16; and ethics, 183; and language, 36; Levinas on meaning of, 48, 49, 116–17; multiple expressions of, 72, 118; and nothingness, 137, 150; ontology of, 33, 120, 149, 232n24; and politics, 193; primacy of, 86, 104, 123, 131; unity of, 117, 120, 193

Being and Nothingness (Sartre), 149, 159

Bernasconi, Robert, 29, 44, 224n30; critique of colorblindness by, 50–52, 54, 225–26n7; on ethics and politics, 37, 38; on face, 38–39, 50, 223n19; on singularity, 28, 40

Between Camps (Gilroy), 175, 176–77, 179, 185

“Beyond the State in the State” (Levinas), 57–61, 62

Bhabha, Homi, 96, 186

Bible, 45, 72, 73, 176, 187

biologism, 149, 150, 175, 184, 185, 186

Black Atlantic (Gilroy), 171, 172, 173, 175, 176, 187

Black Orpheus (Sartre), 149, 161, 162, 165; on solidarity, xvii, 147, 150; on Négritude, 158, 160, 163–64

Black Skin, White Masks (Fanon), 25, 100, 130, 141, 142, 145; on return to body, 135, 137–38

Buber, Martin, 132

Buddhism, 45, 72, 225n3

Butler, Judith, 44, 77, 92–93

Calarco, Matthew, 76

Capécia, Mayotte, 139

Caputo, John, 32, 223n14

Caribbean, 97, 99, 100, 102–03, 105–06

Caro, Jason, 92

Caygill, Howard, 67–68

Césaire, Aimé, 88, 100

Chamoiseau, Patrick, 103

Chesterton, G. K., 64

Chrisman, Laura, 101

Christianity, 5–6, 64, 176

Clifford, James, 100

Code noir, 102, 116

Cohen, Richard, 131

Colbert, Jean-Baptiste, 102

collective identity, xi, xii, 24, 28–29, 39–40

collectivity, x, 24, 140–41, 143, 144, 187

colonialism, 59, 74, 88, 98, 102, 160, 161; and colonial difference, 70–71; destruction of identity and subjectivity by, 128, 187; Fanon and, 127, 135, 141; Levinas rejection of, 119–20; and representation, 25–26

coloniality, 87, 90, 93; multiple dimensions of, 94

community, 3, 8, 28, 31, 158; and kinship, 10–11, 19; Levinas suspicions of, 24; national, 183, 191

Confiant, Raphaël, 103

consciousness, 156; and freedom, 160, 235n24; Sartre on, 149, 151, 233n5, 234n11; and subjectivity, 155, 234n12

countermodern, 175, 176, 185 [End Page 242]

Covenant of Creatures, A (Fagenblat), 7–8, 219–20n7

créolité movement, xvi, 101, 102, 111, 125

creolization, 99–102, 105–06, 107, 109, 125

Critchley, Simon, 32, 33, 35, 38, 44

cultural diversity, 71–72, 104, 107, 110, 118, 124

cultural relativism, 65, 116, 117

culture, 56, 71–72, 119, 121; and ethics, 117; and race, 99, 100

Culture and Imperialism (Said), 124, 125

Dasein, 130

Davis, Colin, 222n5

death, 190

decolonization, 66, 93; Fanon conception of, 90; Levinas on, 71–73, 74–75, 83, 116, 232n26

deconstruction, 63, 65

Delaney, Martin, 172

Derrida, Jacques, 38, 76, 132, 133, 136, 195; Adieu to Emmanuel Levinas, 28, 223n14; “Violence and Metaphysics,” 32–33, 36

desire, 137, 145, 146; erotic, 141, 144; metaphysical, 140. See also eros and eroticism

diaspora, x–xii, 12, 172–73, 175; and identity, 185–86, 187–88

difference, 63, 113, 114, 125; and alterity, 80, 83

disorientation, 118–19

diversity, 103–04, 108, 125; cultural, 107, 231n15; Glissant on, 104–05, 109, 111–12, 120, 122, 231nn12–15

D’Oliveira, Basil, xviii–xix, 197–218, 236–37n2, 237n14; apartheid banning of, 197, 204, 205; autobiographies by, 215; biographical information on, 197, 236n1; on England, 208, 210–11; otherness of, 198, 199, 204, 210; and rights, 199, 200–04, 208, 212; uniqueness of, 200, 207, 215

D’Oliveira: An Autobiography, 215

Douglass, Frederick, 148, 220n19

Drabinski, John E., vii–xx, 91, 167...

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