Review of Évelyne Trouillot’s “The Infamous Rosalie”

Sepinwall makes me want to read “Rosalie.” I appreciate how she relates it to the Holocaust survival accounts. “Rosalie” should accompany me to the classroom.

Another work that is also a scholarly incursion outside of academic writing is Rafe Blaufarb’s Inhuman traffick: the international struggle against the transatlantic slave trade: a graphic history.

Repeating Islands

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“If This is a Woman: Evelyne Trouillot’s The Infamous Rosalie and the Lost Stories of New-World Slavery,” a review by Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall of Évelyne Trouillot, The Infamous Rosalie (trans. by M.A. Salvodon, foreword by Edwidge Danticat, Lincoln: The University of Nebraska Press, 2013, 132 pp.) appeared in Fiction and Film for French Historians.

You can access the review at

http://h-france.net/fffh/classics/if-this-is-a-woman-evelyne-trouillots-the-infamous-rosalie-and-the-lost-stories-of-new-world-slavery (Fiction and Film for French Historians,Volume 5, Issue 4, February 2015)

Original French edition: Rosalie l’Infâme, Paris: Dapper, 2003 and Port-au-Prince: Éditions Presses Nationales d’Haïti, 2007

Our thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.

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