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128 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789620979

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Introduction to a Poetics of Diversity

by Édouard Glissant

Translated by Celia Britton

Liverpool University Press

The Glissant Translation Project

  • Édouard Glissant, along with the far better known Aimé Césaire, was the greatest writer and thinker of the French Caribbean
  • This book presents Glissant's ideas in a very accessible form, which makes it an ideal introduction to his work
  • This translation is part of a major collective project to make Glissant's thought available to English-speaking readers
  • This book covers many of Glissant's ideas on subjects such as creolization, culture and identity, the role of the writer, chaos theory, the Whole-World, and so on
  • This book represents an important contribution to the development of postcolonial theory