Glissant, Edouard

About Edouard Glissant

Biography (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Biography (Poetry International Archives)

Obituary (The Guardian)

Britton, Celia. “'Always Changing, while Still Remaining': A Tribute to Edouard Glissant.” Small Axe, 2011

Gyssels, Kathleen. “Tribute to Edouard Glissant.” Research in African Literatures, 2011



Morton, Brian. “On Edouard Glissant.” PN Review, vol. 46, no. 6, 2020

St. Clair, Cody C. “The Overseer's Cabin.” Indiana Review, vol. 35, no. 1, 2013

Adsit, Janelle. “The Overseer's Cabin.” ForeWord Reviews, vol. 14, no. 3, 2011

Gyssels, Kathleen. “Postcolonial Rhizome.” American Book Review, vol. 29, no. 5, 2008

Kaplan, Nicole. “Monsieur Toussaint: A Play.” Caribbean Studies, vol. 35, no. 2, 2007

Fichtel, Jason D. “The Fourth Century.” Review of Contemporary Fiction, vol. 22, no. 1, 2002

Arnold, A. James. “Sartorius.” World Literature Today, vol. 75, no. 1, 2001

Phillips, Caryl. “Promiscuities.” New Republic, vol. 221, no. 26, 1999

Arnold, A. James. “World Literature in Review: Martinique.” World Literature Today, vol. 72, no. 3, 1998

Lienard, Marie. “Faulkner, Mississippi.” Southern Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 4, 1997

Silenieks, Juris. “Mahogany.” World Literature Today, vol. 62, no. 3, 1988

Wylie, H. “Pays rêvé, pays reel.” World Literature Today, vol. 60, no. 1, 1986



Kate M. Cooper. The Baton Rouge Interviews: With Alexandre Leupin, 2020

Diawara, Manthia and Christopher Winks. “Edouard Glissant in Conversation with Manthia Diawara.” Nka, vol. 28, no. 1, 2011

Dash, Michael and Quincy Troupe. “Interview with Edouard Glissant: March 22, 2006.” Black Renaissance, vol. 6-7, no. 3-1, 2006



Kaisary, Philip and Mariana Past. “Haiti, Principle of Hope: Parallels and Connections in the Works of C. L. R. James, Derek Walcott, Aimé Césaire, and Édouard Glissant.” Atlantic Studies, vol. 17, no. 2, 2020

Britton, Celia. “History as Neurosis: Psychoanalysis and Marxism in Édouard Glissant's Le Discours Antillais.” French Cultural Studies, vol. 31, no. 3, 2020

Hiddleston, Jane. “Poetry in the World: Aimé Césaire, Édouard Glissant, and the Language of Landscape.” Francophone Literature as World Literature, Moraru et al. (eds.), 2020

Sago, Kylie. “Beyond the Headless Empress: Gabriel Vital Dubray's Statues of Josephine, Edouard Glissant's Tout-monde, and Contested Monuments of French Empire.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts, vol. 41, no. 5, 2019

Lambert, Raphaël. “From Édouard Glissant’s 'The Open Boat' to the Age of Mass Migration.” New Cosmopolitanisms, Race, and Ethnicity: Cultural Perspectives, Luczak et al. (eds.), 2019

Wing, Betsy. “A Tree as a Record: On Translating Mahagony by Édouard Glissant.” Small Axe, vol. 57, 2018

Gualdrón Ramírez, Miguel. “Resistance and Expanse in Nuestra América: José Martí, with Édouard Glissant and Gloria Anzaldúa.” Diacritics, vol. 46, no. 2, 2018

Wiedorn, Michael. Think Like an Archipelago: Paradox in the Work of Édouard Glissant, 2018

Coombes, Sam. Édouard Glissant: A Poetics of Resistance, 2018

Britton, Celia. “Identity and Change in the Work of Édouard Glissant.” Small Axe, vol. 52, 2017

Woolward, Keithley. “Theatre, Memory and National Consciousness in the Work of Édouard Glissant.” Caribbean Quarterly, vol. 63, no. 2-3, 2017

Cater, Suzy. “A Schizophrenia That Wasn't One: Édouard Glissant and Poetry, Painting and Politics in 1950s Paris.” French Forum, vol. 41, no. 3, 2016

Dalleo, Raphael. "Another 'Our America': Rooting a Caribbean Aesthetic in the Work of José Martí, Kamau Brathwaite and Edouard Glissant." Anthurium, vol. 2, no. 2, 2004




Mahagony, original French version published in 1997 (2021)

The Overseer's Cabin, original French version published in 1981 (2011)

The Fourth Century, original French version published in 1961 (2001)

The Ripening, original French version published in 1958 (1959)


Poetry Collections

Black Salt, original French version published in 1960 (1998)

The Indies, original French version published in 1956 (1992)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

“In Praise of the Different and of Difference.” Callaloo, vol. 36, no. 4, 2013

Creolization (2009)

Glissant, Edouard and Christopher Winks: "Aimé Césaire: The Poet's Passion.", Nka, vol. 24, 2009

Glissant, Edouard and Patrick Chamoiseau. Raze the Walls: The Case for Outlawing Nationalism (2008)

Glissant, Edouard et al. Do It, 2004

Treatise on the Whole-World, original French version published in 1997 (2020)

Faulkner, Mississippi, original French version published in 1996 (1998)

Introduction to a Poetics of Diversity, original French version published in 1995 (2020)

Poetics of Relation, original French version published in 1990 (2010)

“Edouard Glissant: The New Discourse of the Caribbean.” World Literature Today, vol. 63, no. 4, 1989

Caribbean Discourse: Selected Essays, original French version published in 1981 (1999)

Poetic Intention, original French version published in 1969 (2010)

Sun of Consciousness, original French version published in 1956 (2020)



Monsieur Toussaint, original French version published in 1961 (2004)