4 thoughts on “Caribbean Discourse

  1. Thinking the Caribbean (as well as other spaces of Francophone diaspora, even including Quebec) just wouldn’t be the same without Glissant’s powerful, nuanced, immensely thoughtful theory and criticism.

  2. “Caribbeanness, an intellectual dream, lived at the same time in an unconscious way by our peoples, tears us free from the intolerable alternative of the need for nationalism” آمين

  3. Unless you’ve lived on Martinique in the French West Indies, I’m not sure you can completely appreciate or understand what Glissant is trying to convey. I’ve only scratched the surface but then I only lived there a little over 2 years. This book is to be experienced on several levels and I admit that I am limited because of the relatively little time spent on the island. The parts that did speak to me were invaluable, but I would suggest that this book isn’t for everyone; only the few that want

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