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Profoundly fractured because of the slave trade The first is the Vodou concept of marasa or twinned entities which she uses to identify parts first is the Vodou concept of marasa or twinned entities which she uses to identify parts Dahomey the present ay Benin Republic and the Kongo region as Haiti’s twinned sites of cultural production Second she raws on poet Kamau Brathwaite’s idea of tidalectics the back and forth of cultural production Second she raws on poet Kamau Brathwaite’s idea of tidalectics the back and forth of ocean waves as a way to look at the cultural exchange set in motion by the transatlantic movement of captives Finally Pressley Sanon searches out the places where history and memory intersect in story expressed by the Kreyòl term istwa   Challenging the tendency to read history linearly this volume offers a bold

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approach for Haitian histories and imagining Haitian futures  . Istwa across the WaterUntwines the aesthetic sociohistorical and spiritual ties that bind and unbind the first black republic to the African continent” Gina Athena Ulysse author of Why Haiti Needs New Narratives A Post uake Chronicle   “A nonlinear creative powerful reflection on history and the stories we tell about ourselves What was isconnected is now remembered using the very tools and methodologies employed by Haitians themselves” Patrick Bellegarde Smith author of Haiti The Breached Citadel   “Pressley Sanon’s important book employed by Haitians themselves” Patrick Bellegarde Smith author of Haiti The
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Citadel   Sanon’s important book that Haitian Vodou is a serious enterprise with its own phenomenology and epistemologies and that the religion’s uniue pragmatic imensions offer initiatory answers to otherwise unanswerable uestions abou.

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T Haiti’s past present and future A must read” Claudine Michel editor Journal of Haitian Studies   “Reveals an impressively rich cultural landscape inhabited by women and men whose legendary resilience in the face of adversity clothes a ferocious edication to their identity as free people” LeGrace Benson author of Arts and Religions of Haiti How the Sun Illuminates Under Cover of Darkness   Gathering oral stories and visual art from Haiti and two of its “motherlands” in Africa Istwa across the Water recovers the submerged histories of the island through methods rawn from its eep spiritual and Africa Istwa across the Water recovers the submerged histories of the island through methods rawn from its spiritual and traditions   Toni Pressley Sanon employs three theoretical anchors to together parts of the African three theoretical anchors to bring together parts of the African that are. .
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