Beyond negritude

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Beyond "Negritude": Some Aspects of the Work of Edouard Glissant Author(s): Beverley Ormerod and Edouard Glissant Source: Contemporary Literature, Vol. 15, No. 3, (Summer, 1974), pp. 360-369 Published by: University of Wisconsin Press Stable URL: Accessed: 14/05/2008 11:03
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Negritude in recent years has fallen out of fashion in the Caribbean. Like most ideologies, it was asked to do too much-revolutionize black literature, cure black alienation, bring about political reformand it is now being measured by its areas of failure rather than by the degree of its success. In the thirty-five years since Cesaire's Cahier d'un retour au pays natal first appeared, there have been immense social and political

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