[Reading] ➸ Stella By Emeric Bergeaud – Valtrex-4.us

StellaStella, First Published In 1859, Is An Imaginative Retelling Of Haiti S Fight For Independence From Slavery And French Colonialism Set During The Years Of The Haitian Revolution 1791 1804 , Stella Tells The Story Of Two Brothers, Romulus And Remus, Who Help Transform Their Homeland From The French Colony Of Saint Domingue To The Independent Republic Of Haiti Inspired By The Sacrifice Of Their African Mother Marie And Stella, The Spirit Of Liberty, Romulus And Remus Must Learn To Work Together To Found A New Country Based On The Principles Of Freedom And Equality This New Translation And Critical Edition Of Meric Bergeaud S Allegorical Novel Makes Stella Available To English Speaking Audiences For The First Time Considered The First Novel Written By A Haitian, Stella Tells Of The Devastation And Deprivation That Colonialism And Slavery Wrought Upon Bergeaud S Homeland Unique Among Nineteenth Century Accounts, Stella Gives A Pro Haitian Version Of The Haitian Revolution, A Bloody But Just Struggle That Emancipated A People, And It Charges Future Generations With Remembering The Sacrifices And Glory Of Their Victory Bergeaud S Novel Demonstrates That The Haitians Not The French Are The True Inheritors Of The French Revolution, And That Haiti Is The Realization Of Its Republican Ideals At A Time In Which Haitian Studies Is Becoming Increasingly Important Within The English Speaking World, This Edition Calls Attention To The Rich Though Under Examined World Of Nineteenth Century Haiti.

[Reading] ➸ Stella By Emeric Bergeaud – Valtrex-4.us
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Stella
  • Emeric Bergeaud
  • 18 February 2018
  • 9781479892402

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➸ Stella By Emeric Bergeaud – Valtrex-4.us


  1. says:

    I enjoyed this than I expected to The translation seems pretty decent I ll have to compare it to the original at some point I would actually have liked footnotes I don t think many casual readers would pick this up, so I don t think footnotes would be a deterra...


  2. says:

    I agree with the one other review posted so far the book is of historical interest As a literary work, it falls short, very short I got it on a whim from NYU Press because I knew little of the Haitian revolution I know now, and I will give the author credit for not whitewashing or overdramatizing either side in the conflict It is a remarkably balanced treatment, so far as it goes Clearly the pro slavery factions are the bad guys, with France straddling both sides kind of Also, the complex interplay among major Europea...


  3. says:

    Of historical interest.

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