The "Alpha and Omega" of Haitian Literature: Baron de Vastey and the U.S. Audience of Haitian Political Writing

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe "Alpha and Omega" of Haitian Literature: Baron de Vastey and the U.S. Audience of Haitian Political Writing Author(S)Marlene L. Daut (Author)
Abstract  The article discusses the American popularity of Haitian author Baron de Vastey in the nineteenth century, particularly in northern states, and analyzes newspaper reviews and articles about Vastey from that time. The author claims that newspapers and journals assumed people would be interested in Haitian culture and intellectual contributions at that time, and she discusses Haitian politics and political writings. ...Paginationp 49-72
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsLiterature, Comparative
Journal TitleComparative Literature  
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