Nineteenth-Century Haiti and the Archipelago of the Americas: Antenor Firmin's Letters from St. Thomas

@article{Dash2004NineteenthCenturyHA,
  title={Nineteenth-Century Haiti and the Archipelago of the Americas: Antenor Firmin's Letters from St. Thomas},
  author={J. Dash},
  journal={Research in African Literatures},
  year={2004},
  volume={35},
  pages={44 - 53}
}
  • J. Dash
  • Published 2004
  • Research in African Literatures
This essay examines the question of black internationalism in the last work written by Anténor Firmin, The Letters from St. Thomas. These letters, written in exile on the island of St. Thomas, reveal Firmin's thoughts on the question of racial difference, national identity and Haiti's hemispheric role. Because of the tendency to see nineteenth-century Haitian intellectuals as alienated and unenlightened, the complexity of Firmin's thought, generally dismissed as universalist and cosmopolitan… Expand
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