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The Resource The repeating island : the Caribbean and the postmodern perspective, Antonio Benítez-Rojo ; translated by James Maraniss, (electronic book)

The repeating island : the Caribbean and the postmodern perspective, Antonio Benítez-Rojo ; translated by James Maraniss, (electronic book)

Label
The repeating island : the Caribbean and the postmodern perspective
Title
The repeating island
Title remainder
the Caribbean and the postmodern perspective
Statement of responsibility
Antonio Benítez-Rojo ; translated by James Maraniss
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD
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Isla que se repite
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1931-2005
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Benítez Rojo, Antonio
Index
index present
LC call number
PN849.C3
LC item number
B4613 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1945-
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Maraniss, James E.
Series statement
Post-contemporary interventions
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  • Caribbean literature
  • Caribbean literature (Spanish)
  • Caribbean Area
Label
The repeating island : the Caribbean and the postmodern perspective, Antonio Benítez-Rojo ; translated by James Maraniss, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-338) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the repeating island: From Columbus's machine to the sugar-making machine. From the apocalypse to chaos. From rhythm to polyrhythm. From literature to carnival -- SOCIETY. From the plantation to the Plantation: Hispaniola: the first plantations. The emergence of creole culture. Contraband, repression, and consequences. The island creole and the mainland creole. The Plantation and the Africanization of culture. The Plantation: Sociocultural regularities -- THE WRITER: Bartolome de Las Casas: between fiction and the inferno. Las Casas: Historian or fabulist? Las Casas and slavery. The plague of ants and the uncanny. The piedra soliman: Sugar, genitalia, writing. Derivations from the "Las Casas case" Nicoltis Guillen: sugar mill andpoetry. From Los ingenios to La zafra. From the libido to the superego. The Communist poet. The controversial poet. The subversive poet. The philosophical poet. Fernando Ortiz: the Caribbean and postmodernity ISO:The Contrapunteo as a postmodern text. Between voodoo and ideology. A danceable language. Knowledge in flight. Carpentier and Harris: explorers of El Dorado. The voyage there. The Path of Words. The trip to El Dorado. Concerning the three voyagers -- THE BOOK: Los panmanes) or the memory of the skin. The puzzle's next-to-last piece. Displacement toward myth. The "other" Caribbean city. Violence, folklore, and the Caribbean novel. Viaje a la semilla) or the text as spectacle. A canon called the crab. We open the door to the enchanted house. We close the door to the enchanted house. All quiet on the western front. Noise. Directions for reading the black hole. Nino Aviles) or history's libido. Nueva Venecia, an onion. Of palenques and cimarrones. The temptations of Fray Agustin -- THE PARADOX: Naming the Father, naming the Mother. The Father's ghost. The Mother's song. The unfinished matricide. Private reflections on Garcia Marquez's Erendira. The captive maiden. The pregnant woman. The Caribbean Persephone. The carnivalesque whore. Carnival. The system's deepest layer: Guillen's "Sensemaya" The intermediate layer: Walcott's Drums and Colours. The outer layer: Carpentier's Concierto barroco. Carnival at last
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 350 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822318606
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The repeating island : the Caribbean and the postmodern perspective, Antonio Benítez-Rojo ; translated by James Maraniss, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-338) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the repeating island: From Columbus's machine to the sugar-making machine. From the apocalypse to chaos. From rhythm to polyrhythm. From literature to carnival -- SOCIETY. From the plantation to the Plantation: Hispaniola: the first plantations. The emergence of creole culture. Contraband, repression, and consequences. The island creole and the mainland creole. The Plantation and the Africanization of culture. The Plantation: Sociocultural regularities -- THE WRITER: Bartolome de Las Casas: between fiction and the inferno. Las Casas: Historian or fabulist? Las Casas and slavery. The plague of ants and the uncanny. The piedra soliman: Sugar, genitalia, writing. Derivations from the "Las Casas case" Nicoltis Guillen: sugar mill andpoetry. From Los ingenios to La zafra. From the libido to the superego. The Communist poet. The controversial poet. The subversive poet. The philosophical poet. Fernando Ortiz: the Caribbean and postmodernity ISO:The Contrapunteo as a postmodern text. Between voodoo and ideology. A danceable language. Knowledge in flight. Carpentier and Harris: explorers of El Dorado. The voyage there. The Path of Words. The trip to El Dorado. Concerning the three voyagers -- THE BOOK: Los panmanes) or the memory of the skin. The puzzle's next-to-last piece. Displacement toward myth. The "other" Caribbean city. Violence, folklore, and the Caribbean novel. Viaje a la semilla) or the text as spectacle. A canon called the crab. We open the door to the enchanted house. We close the door to the enchanted house. All quiet on the western front. Noise. Directions for reading the black hole. Nino Aviles) or history's libido. Nueva Venecia, an onion. Of palenques and cimarrones. The temptations of Fray Agustin -- THE PARADOX: Naming the Father, naming the Mother. The Father's ghost. The Mother's song. The unfinished matricide. Private reflections on Garcia Marquez's Erendira. The captive maiden. The pregnant woman. The Caribbean Persephone. The carnivalesque whore. Carnival. The system's deepest layer: Guillen's "Sensemaya" The intermediate layer: Walcott's Drums and Colours. The outer layer: Carpentier's Concierto barroco. Carnival at last
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 350 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822318606
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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