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Viala, Fabienne

The Post-Columbus Syndrome

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Table of contents

1. Introduction—The Post-Columbus Syndrome: A Comparative Approach to Caribbean Memory in the Longue Durée

Fabienne Viala

Part I. Post-Columbus Systems of Memory: Recycling Heritage in the Caribbean

2. Transculturation as Commemoration: Fernando Ortiz, the Cuban longue durée, and the Role of Columbus
Fabienne Viala

3. Edward Kamau Brathwaite’s Transnational Anamnesis: Creolizing Columbus in the English Caribbean Collective Memory
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4. The Snake, the Shore, and Columbus: Edouard Glissant’s Anamnesis of the French Département d’Outre-Mer

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5. Anamnesis, Chaos, and Columbus: Antonio Benítez Rojo and the Caribbean Feedback-Machine

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Part II. Anamnesis Caribensis: Columbus in 1992

6. Columbus The Memorious: Commemorations of the 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of the New World in Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic
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7. Christopher Columbus in the English Caribbean: Commemoration and Performance in Jamaica
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8. Columbus in Guadeloupe and Martinique: Amnesia and Commemoration in the French Outremer
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9. Columbus, the Scapegoat, and the Zombie: Performance and Tales of the National Memory in Haiti
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10. Conclusion: Toward an Archipelagic Memory
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Keywords: History, History of the Americas, Postcolonial/World Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Latin American Culture, Imperialism and Colonialism

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
New Caribbean Studies
Page amount
292 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137439895
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-49540-5

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