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Poetry of Haitian Independence, PDF eBook

Poetry of Haitian Independence PDF

Edited by Doris Y. Kadish, Deborah Jenson

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This collection of deeply felt and powerfully moving Haitian poetry dating back to the first decades of the Caribbean island's independence from French colonial rule sheds a much needed light on an important and often neglected period in Haiti's literary history. Editors Kadish and Jenson have made a significant corpus of largely unknown poetry accessible to a wide audience for the first time with this essential bilingual volume of early-nineteenth-century verse that celebrates the authors' African origins, freedom from oppression, equality for all, and the legitimacy of the only modern country born from a slave revolt.

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  • Format: PDF
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9780300213782

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