Index
Abortions, 210, 222, 245
Affranchi (freed person): in Code noir,
207, 213; as Creole, 250; métissage
and, 260; mulattoes as, 217, 346 n.70;
sexual desire of, 260; skin colors of,
223–24, 250, 260. See also Children,
mixed-race; Free people of color;
Mulatto headings
Aja-Fon ethnic group, 181, 182, 356 n.34
Alleyne, Mervyn C., 357 n.39
Anthropophagy, 39–40, 46, 62, 154–55,
300 n.9
Antilles. See Guadeloupe; Martinique;
Saint Christopher; Saint-Domingue
Antoine, Régis, 10
Arada women, 257
Arawaks, 62, 63, 64, 154–55
Aravamudan, Srinivas, 13, 325 n.55,
369 n.132
Aventurier, 100, 113, 321 n.17
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 35, 88
Barthes, Roland, 14
Beating devil, 155–57, 158–59, 164
Behn, Aphra, 4
Bernabé, Jean, 19, 22, 127
Bhabha, Homi, 12, 162
Black men: African slavewomen and,
256; antimiscegenation legislation
and, 344 n.50; incest and, 288–89;
white men’s rivalry with, 256–57, 288,
360 n.65; white women’s relations
with, 344 n.50
Black women: punishment of, 221; sav-
age stereotype of, 208, 214, 225, 233,
347 n.80; as sexual predators, 203,
341 n.19; whitewomen and, 232, 234.
See also Libertinage; Miscegenation;
Slavewomen
Blessebois, Pierre-Corneille, 2, 173–77,
296, 335 n.68. See also Libertinage; Le
Zombi du Grand-Pérou (Blessebois)
Bodin, Jean, 151–52
Bolland, Nigel, 21
Bongie, Chris, 20
Bonniol, Jean-Luc, 31, 263, 359 n.50
Boucher, Philip, 46
Bouton, Jacques, 3, 25, 49, 63, 68–69
Boyé, 150, 152, 153–54, 169–70
Brathwaite, Kamau, 18, 20, 21–22
Breton, Raymond: on Arawaks, 62; on
devil imagery, 154, 156; on ethnic term
Carib, 65; as interpreter, 84; on mas-
sacre on Guadeloupe, 53; missionary
work of, 50, 78; on religion and spirit
world, 150; translation work of, 77,
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