I hope this message finds you well. I would like to announce the publication of my new book, Haitian Modernity and Liberative Interruptions: Discourse on Race, Religion, and Freedom (University Press of America, December 2013). The book is published by University Press of America.
"Haitian Modernity and Liberative Interruptions investigates the intersections of history, literature, race, religion, decolonization, and freedom that led to the founding of the postcolonial state of Haiti in 1804. Particular attention is given to the place of religion in the Haitian Revolution, as well as to the interpretation and representation of this singular event in the work of Frederick Douglass and Langston Hughes. This book not only examines the multiple legacies and the problems of Enlightenment modernity, imperial colonialism, Western racism, and hegemony, but also studies their complex relationships with the institutions of slavery, religion, and Black freedom. Topics range from Makandalís postcolonial religious imagination to Boukmanís liberation theology to Langston Hughesí discussion of the role of prophetic religion in the Haitian Revolution. Haitian Modernity and Liberative Interruptions also compares Du Boisís theory of double consciousness with Fanonís theory of decolonization and revolutionary humanism."
About the author
Celucien L. Joseph received his PhD from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is an assistant professor of English at Indian River State College. Joseph is the author of From Toussaint to Price-Mars: Rhetoric, Race, and Religion in Haitian Thought.
You can pre-order your copy by clicking on the link below
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Celucien L. Joseph, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Indian River State College (IRSC)
Fort Pierce, Florida
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