DIGITAL: Fictions of the Haitian Revolution

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Marlene L. Daut is the founder of the Haitian Revolutionary Fictions Site, an archive and bibliography of texts about the Haitian Revolution:

This website is still under construction, but basically, I want it to to act as a crossroads for literary fictions of the Haitian Revolution. By fictions, I mean texts that were composed as novels, short stories, novellas, short fictional sketches, poetry, and/or plays. When I was researching for my forthcoming book, Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865, I uncovered hundreds of such texts that had been published in the Atlantic World in the French, English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Italian, Dutch, and German languages. My aim with this website is to continue the work that I began in Tropics of Haiti (which deals for the most part with English, French, German, and Haitian-Creole language texts)…

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