Yale French Studies, Number 107 The Haiti Issue: 1804 and Nineteenth-Century French Studies Deborah Jenson

Yale French Studies Series
Publication date:
23 Aug 2005
Yale University Press
192 pages: 235 x 156mm
2 halftones

Deborah Jenson
Editor’s Preface

Nick Nesbitt
The Idea of 1804

Christopher L. Miller
Forget Haiti: Baron Roger and The New Africa

Chris Bongie
“Monotonies of History”: Baron Vastey and the Mulatto Legend of Derek Walcott’s Haitian Trilogy

Doris Kadish
Haiti and Abolitionism in 1825: The Example of Sophie Doin

David F. Bell
Technologies of Speed, Technologies of Crime

Uri Eisenzweig
Violence Untold: The Birth of a Modern Fascination

Dominique Kalifa
Criminal Investigators at the Fin-de-siècle

Andrea Goulet
Curiosity Killer’s Instinct: Bibliophilia and the Myth of the Rational Detective

Nanette Fornabai
Criminal Factors: Fantômas, Anthropometrics, and the Numerical Fictions of Modern Criminal Identity

Tom Gunning
Lynx-Eyed Detectives and Shadow Bandits: Visuality and Eclipse in French Detective
Stories and Films before WWI

Daniel Desormeaux
The First of the (Black) Memorialists: Toussaint Louverture

Albert Valdman
Haitian Creole at the Dawn of Independence

Deborah Jenson
From the Kidnapping(s) of the Louvertures to the Alleged Kidnapping of Aristide: Legacies of Slavery in the Post/Colonial World