A Haitian's Coming of Age in 1959: In the Postcolonial Light and Shadow of Castro and Duvalier (Caribbean Studies v. 18)

A Haitian's Coming of Age in 1959: In the Postcolonial Light and Shadow of Castro and Duvalier (Caribbean Studies v. 18)

By: Max Dorsinville (author)Hardback

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A journal of a teenage boy, set in 1959 against the historical backdrop of Castro's rise to power and the rule of Duvalier in Haiti. The entries document the struggles and successes the narrator has as he seeks to understand the many events unfolding in Haiti and Cuba at that time.

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Professor Max Dorsinville received his Ph.D. from the City University of New York and is a member of the faculty at McGill University.

Contents

Preface by Maximilien Laroche, Professor of Literature, Universite Laval, Quebec. i; Foreword vii; Acknowledgments xi; Introduction 1; January 5; February 17; March 31; April 45; May 59; June 75; July 89; August 105; September 121; October 137; November 153; December 169; Conclusion 183; Appendices 187; A. "Castro: Ou en est-il?" 187; B. "The Haitian Revolution as Matrix of Postcolonial Writing." 195; C. "L'Oeuvre de Roger Dorsinville ou le defi pose a la periodisation." 209; Bibliography 219; Index of Names Cited 225.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/11/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780773460539
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780773460539
  • ISBN10: 0773460535

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