“großen identitätsstiftenden Entwürfen” (2004), Die
koloniale Karibik. Transferprozesse in frankophonen und hispanophonen
Literaturen (2012), and Caleidoscopios coloniales. Transferencias
culturales en el Caribe del siglo XIX / Kaléidoscopes coloniaux. Transferts
culturels dans les Caraïbes au XIXe siècle (ed. with Ottmar Ette, 2010).
She teaches and conducts research on French and Spanishliterature of the
Romantic era, contemporary Latin American and Caribbean literature, and
Stephan Palmié is Professor and Chair in the Department of
stories and poems that were efforts to reflect and
overcome the violence suffered during the revolutionary period, is much
more confrontational and almost bellicose.
In contrast to the Franco-Caribbean writers, the intellectuals of the Spanish
Caribbean apparently became completely disenchanted with the center of
their colonial culture. Thus, the novelist and polemic Félix Tanco mocks
the “epigonism” of Spanishliterature of his time (Wogatzke 2006: 100),
and thereby reveals the impact of the cultural (self-)marginalization of