The Resource Spirit possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou thought : an intellectual history, Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken

Spirit possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou thought : an intellectual history, Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken

Label
Spirit possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou thought : an intellectual history
Title
Spirit possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou thought
Title remainder
an intellectual history
Statement of responsibility
Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
<span><span>This book recuperates the important history that Haitian thought around Vodou possession has had in French critical theory. </span></span>
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MiAaPQ
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1973-
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Benedicty-Kokken, Alessandra
Dewey number
133.4/26097294
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BL2490
LC item number
.B464 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vodou
  • Spirit possession
Label
Spirit possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou thought : an intellectual history, Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Possession, Dispossession, and Self-Possession; I: Dispossessions: Nationhood, Citizenship, Personhood, and Poverty; Chapter One: Hegel and Agamben; Chapter Two: States of Exception; Chapter Three: The Newest Utopia; Chapter Four: Mbembe's "Unhappiness" and Trouillot's "Fundamentally New Subjects"; II: Possession Dispossessed: Pathologizing and a "Western" Intellectual History of Possession; Chapter Five: "Unhappiness" as Taboo; Chapter Six: Secularizing Possession andFostering Revolution?; Chapter Seven: Leiris's "Lived Theater"
  • Chapter Eight: From Haiti to Brazil, from Herskovits to MétrauxChapter Nine: Verger's Image in Bataille'sTears of Eros; Chapter Ten: Possession, a Threshold to a Biopolitical Order; III: Repossessing Possession: After Franco-American Ethnography, after Duvalier-Vodou in Depestre's Hadriana dans tous mes rêves; Chapter Eleven: Depestre, the "Autofiction" of the "(Anti)Hero" of "A New World Mediterranean"; Chapter Twelve: The West's Obsession with Defining Art; Chapter Thirteen: Between Frankétienne and Glissant
  • IV: Self-Repossession: The Dispossessed and Their "New Subjectivities"-Jean-Claude Fignolé's and Kettly Mars's NovelsChapter Fourteen: On "Un-Becoming" Racial; Chapter Fifteen: Possession as Fluidity: Finding Equilibrium under a Neoliberal Order; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (437 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739184660
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000577565
  • (EBL)1864125
  • (SSID)ssj0001368841
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12610738
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001368841
  • (PQKBWorkID)11282676
  • (PQKB)11434892
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1864125
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000577565
Label
Spirit possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou thought : an intellectual history, Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Possession, Dispossession, and Self-Possession; I: Dispossessions: Nationhood, Citizenship, Personhood, and Poverty; Chapter One: Hegel and Agamben; Chapter Two: States of Exception; Chapter Three: The Newest Utopia; Chapter Four: Mbembe's "Unhappiness" and Trouillot's "Fundamentally New Subjects"; II: Possession Dispossessed: Pathologizing and a "Western" Intellectual History of Possession; Chapter Five: "Unhappiness" as Taboo; Chapter Six: Secularizing Possession andFostering Revolution?; Chapter Seven: Leiris's "Lived Theater"
  • Chapter Eight: From Haiti to Brazil, from Herskovits to MétrauxChapter Nine: Verger's Image in Bataille'sTears of Eros; Chapter Ten: Possession, a Threshold to a Biopolitical Order; III: Repossessing Possession: After Franco-American Ethnography, after Duvalier-Vodou in Depestre's Hadriana dans tous mes rêves; Chapter Eleven: Depestre, the "Autofiction" of the "(Anti)Hero" of "A New World Mediterranean"; Chapter Twelve: The West's Obsession with Defining Art; Chapter Thirteen: Between Frankétienne and Glissant
  • IV: Self-Repossession: The Dispossessed and Their "New Subjectivities"-Jean-Claude Fignolé's and Kettly Mars's NovelsChapter Fourteen: On "Un-Becoming" Racial; Chapter Fifteen: Possession as Fluidity: Finding Equilibrium under a Neoliberal Order; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (437 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739184660
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000577565
  • (EBL)1864125
  • (SSID)ssj0001368841
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12610738
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001368841
  • (PQKBWorkID)11282676
  • (PQKB)11434892
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1864125
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000577565

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