Edouard Glissant (1928-2011) R.I.P.
"Eloquent defender of diversity and métissage, the great Caribbean writer Edouard Glissant died on February 3 in Paris, at the age of 82. Poet, novelist, essayist, playwright, thinker, [and exponent of the concept of] creolization, he was born in Sainte-Marie (Martinique) on September 21, 1928 and conducted studies in Philosophy and Ethnology in Paris."
Via Repeating Islands: http://repeatingislands.com/2011/02/03/edouard-glissant-passed-away-today/
Photo: Edouard Glissant in 1958 (Le Monde)