The Haitian Revolution in the Literary Imagination: Radical Horizons, Conservative Constraints

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The Haitian Revolution (1791-1804) reshaped the debates about slavery and freedom throughout the Atlantic world, accelerated the abolitionist movement, precipitated rebellions in neighboring territories, and intensified both repression and antislavery sentiment. The story of the birth of the world's first independent black republic has since held an iconic fascination for a diverse array of writers, artists, and intellectuals throughout the Atlantic diaspora. Examining twentieth-century responses to the Haitian Revolution, ...

The Haitian Revolution in the Literary Imagination: Radical Horizons, Conservative Constraints 2014, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813935478

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The Haitian Revolution in the Literary Imagination: Radical Horizons, Conservative Constraints 2014, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813935461

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