TITLE

Erzulie: A women's history of Haiti

AUTHOR(S)
Dayan, Joan
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Summer94, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Discusses the significance of the goddess Erzulie, spirit or loa of love in vodoun in the dramatization of specific historiography of women's experience in Haiti and in the Caribbean. Description of Erzulie; Three emanations of Erzulie; Rituals associated with Erzulie; Historians' depiction of the femininity of Erzulie.
ACCESSION #
9502102178

 

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