�Edouard Glissant : a poetics of resistance

Coombes, Sam, 1975- author

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  • Creator Sam Coombes
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource
  • ISBNs 9781350036857, 1350036854, 9781350036826, 135003682X, 9781350036833, 9781350036840


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.


  • Cover; Half Title; Series; Title; Copyright; Contents; A Note on Translation; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part One Later Glissantian thought as alternative perspective on globalization; Chapter One Poetics of Relation (1990): a manifesto for the twenty-first century?; Poetics of Relation: a new vision for a globalized age; Chapter Two From Relation to the 'common-place': the later Glissantian conceptual schema; The ways of the chaos-world; Relation, Whole-World and Worldliness; La Pens�ee de la Trace; Trembling ('Le Tremblement'); 'Errantry' ('L'errance'); Archipelic thought; The detour
  • The 'common-place' ('lieu-commun')Part Two Creolization, anti-universalism and twenty-first-century radical thought; Chapter Three Creolization and creoleness: proximity and divergence; 'Creolization': a new theoretical paradigm with a dual application in Glissantian theory; The creolist turn in Antillean thought; Caribbean critical responses to 'Cr�eolit�e'; Creolization: from local past to international future; Chapter Four The paradoxes of universalism and the ambivalence of the postcolonial condition; Glissant's aversion for universalism
  • The ambivalent situation of overseas Caribbean French citizensSalvaging universal values; Chapter Five Glissant: postmodernist apologist for neoliberal-led globalization?; The 'post-political', 'postmodernist' Glissant; The necessary 'opacity' of cultures, multilingualism and translation; Chapter six Glissant's latter-day political commitments; M�emoires des esclavages (2007); Quand les murs tombent. L'Identit�e nationale hors la loi? (2007); Manifeste pour les "produits" de haute n�ecessit�e (2009); L'Intraitable beaut�e du monde. Adresse �a Barack Obama (2009); Philosophie de la Relation (2009)
  • Part Three Envisioning the twenty-first century otherwise: utopianism, anarchism and the critique of neoliberalismChapter Seven Globalization and its critics: neoliberalism, alter-globalization and contemporary anarchism; Neoliberal-led globalization: free-market deregulation, neo-imperialism and growing inequality; Social protest movements vs neoliberalism and neoliberal-led globalization; Anarchism, utopianism and social protest movements; Chapter Eight A poetics of resistance and change: Glissant, a ma�itre �a penser for twenty-first-century dissident thought?; Bibliography
  • Works by GlissantQuand les murs tombent. L'Identit�e hors la loi? (Galaade, 2007).Trait�e du tout-monde (Gallimard, 1997). Une Nouvelle r�egion du; Index