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TABLE OF CONTENTS Map Preface PART I Chapt.1 Truncations of Modernity "The Fate of Striking Events" The Question of Modernity Hegel and the Haitian Revolution A Counterculture of Modernity? PART II Cuba Chapt. 2 The Deadly Hermeneutics of the Trial of José Antonio Aponte Chapt. 3 Civilization and Barbarism: Cuban Wall Painting Chapt. 4 Beyond National Culture, the Abject: The Case of Plácido Chapt. 5 Cuban Antislavery Narratives and the Origins of Literary Discourse PART III Santo Domingo/Dominican Republic Chapt. 6 Memory, Trauma, History Chapt. 7 Guilt and Betrayal in Santo Domingo Chapt. 8 What do the Haitians Want? Chapt. 9 Fictions of Literary History PART IV Saint Domingue/Haiti Chapt. 10 Literature and the Theater of Revolution Chapt. 11 "General Liberty or The Planters in Paris" Chapt. 12 Foundational Fictions: Post-Revolutionary Constitutions I Chapt. 13 Life in the Kingdom of the North Chapt. 14 Liberty and the Rhetoric of State: Post-Revolutionary Constitutions II Appendix: The Haitian Constitution of 1805 Chronology Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Haiti History Revolution, 1791-1804 Literature and the revolution, Slave insurrections, Blacks Cuba History, Blacks Dominican Republic History, Literature and history, Slavery in literature