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Toward relation: Négritude, post-structuralism, and the specter of intention in the work of Édouard Glissant

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The article offers the author's insights on the relation of poststructuralism, negritude, and specter of intention in the works of writer Édouard Glissant. Topics mentioned include the attention of his works in the postcolonial studies focusing on aesthetic and political theories, the concept on poetic intention which are often elided and glossed, and the stand of opacity in his book "Poetics of Relation" in relation of difference.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Griffiths, M. R. (2014). Toward relation: Négritude, post-structuralism, and the specter of intention in the work of Édouard Glissant. Discourse (Detroit, 1979): journal for theoretical studies in media and culture, 36 (1), 31-53.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2209

Number Of Pages


  • 22

Start Page


  • 31

End Page


  • 53

Volume


  • 36

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • United States

Abstract


  • The article offers the author's insights on the relation of poststructuralism, negritude, and specter of intention in the works of writer Édouard Glissant. Topics mentioned include the attention of his works in the postcolonial studies focusing on aesthetic and political theories, the concept on poetic intention which are often elided and glossed, and the stand of opacity in his book "Poetics of Relation" in relation of difference.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Griffiths, M. R. (2014). Toward relation: Négritude, post-structuralism, and the specter of intention in the work of Édouard Glissant. Discourse (Detroit, 1979): journal for theoretical studies in media and culture, 36 (1), 31-53.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2209

Number Of Pages


  • 22

Start Page


  • 31

End Page


  • 53

Volume


  • 36

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • United States