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Extrait du film “Atis-Rezistans: the sculptors of Grand Rue” de Leah Gordon.

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Guidelines for budgeting your trip:
Flight from UK approx. $1150
Flight from New York $402
Hotel room $50 single per night
Hotel room $35 sharing per night
Car hire $36 a day
Translation $75 a day






Booklist: Non-Fiction

Charles Arthur, Libete: A Haitian Anthology (Latin American Bureau 1999)

Karen McCarthy Brown, Tracing the Spirit: Ethnographic Essays on Haitian Art,
(Davenport Museum of Art 1995)

Barbara Browning, Infectious Rhythm, (Routledge 1998)

Donald Cosentino (ed.), Sacred Arts of Vodou, (UCLA Fowler Museum 1995)

Donald Cosentino, Vodou Things: The Art of Pierrot Barra & Marie Cassaise,
(University Press of Mississippi 1997)

Harold Courlander, The Drum & the Hoe: Life & Lore of the Haitian People,
(University of California Press 1960)

Joan Dayan, Haiti, History & the Gods, (University of California Press 1995)

Maya Deren, Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti, (Documentext 1970)

Alan Foubert, Forgerons du Vodou: Voodoo Blacksmiths, (Cidihca.Deschamps.Ulys 1990)

Laënnec Hurbon, Voodoo: Truth & Fantasy, (Thames & Hudson 1995)

Zora Neale Hurston, Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica,
(Perennial Library 1990)

Elizabeth McAlister, Rara: Vodou, Power and Performance in Haiti and its Diaspora,
(University of California Press 2002)

Albert Metraux, Voodoo in Haiti, (Shocken Books 1972)

David Nicholls, From Dessalines to Duvalier, (Macmillan 1988)

Patrick Arthur Polk, Haitian Vodou Flags, (University Press of Mississippi 1997)

Michael Richardson (ed.), Refusal of the Shadow: Surrealism and the Caribbean, (Verso 1996)

Selden Rodman, Spirits of the Night: The Vaudun Gods of Haiti, (Spring Publications Inc 1992)


Booklist: Fiction

Jacques Stephen Alexis, General Sun, My Brother, (University Press of Virginia 1999)

Jacques Stephen Alexis, In the Flicker of an Eyelid,(University Press of Virginia 2002)

Alejo Carpentier, The Kingdom of this World, (Noonday Press 1989)

Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory, (Soho Press 1994)

Rene Depestre, The Festival of the Greasy Pole, (University Press of Virginia 1990)

Graham Greene, The Comedians, (Penguin Books 1967)

Dani Laferriere, An Aroma of Coffee, (Coach House Press 1993)

Dani Laferriere, Dining with the Dictator, (Coach House Press 1994)

Jacques Roumain, Masters of the Dew, (Heinemann 1994)


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