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The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781800348905
Author: Ed: Chris Campbell/Ed: Michael Niblett
Publication Date: 05-Jan-2021
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Table of Contents:

Introduction: Critical Environments: World-Ecology, World Literature, and the Caribbean
Chris Campbell and Michael Niblett

Prologue: The Brutalization of Truth
Sir Wilson Harris

Catastrophes and Commodity Frontiers

Chapter One: The Political Ecology of Storms in Caribbean Literature
Sharae Deckard

Chapter Two: Zombies, Gender and World-Ecology: Gothic Narrative in the Work of Mayra Montero and Ana Lydia Vega
Gothic Narratives
Kerstin Oloff

Chapter Three: Gade nan mizè-a m tonbe: Vodou, the 2010 Earthquake, and Haiti’s Environmental Catastrophe
Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert

Ecological Revolutions and the Nature of Knowledge

Chapter Four: ‘The Abstract Globe in One’s Head’: Robert Schomburgk, Wilson Harris, and the Ecology of Modernism
Michael Niblett

Chapter Five: Mining and Mastery: Ethnography and World-Ecology in the work of Charles Barrington Brown
Chris Campbell

Chapter Six: Hegemony in Guyana: REDD-plus and State Control over Indigenous Peoples and Resources
Janette Bulkan

Economies of Extraction: Restructuring and Resistance

Chapter Seven: Ecopoetics of Pleasure and Power in Oonya Kempadoo’s Tide Running
Molly Nichols

Chapter Eight: Jamaica and the Beast: Negril and the Tourist Landscape
Brian Hudson

Chapter Nine: Ecology, Identity, and Colonialism in Martinique: The Discourse of an Ecological NGO (1980-2011)
Malcom Ferdinand

Epilogue: Tingaling
Oonya Kempadoo