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Childhood, autobiography and the francophone Caribbean

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Hardwick,Louise (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2013
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9781846318412
Published:
Liverpool: Liverpool Univ. Press
ISBN:
9781846318412
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Literature, Chamoiseau, Patrick, 1953-, Conde, Maryse, 1937-, Autobiography, Maximin, Daniel, 1947-, History and criticism, Confiant, Raphaël, 1951-, Laferrière, Dany, 1953-, French-speaking Areas
Notes:
248 p., Draws attention to a neglected body of récits d'enfance, or childhood memoirs, by contemporary bestselling, prize-winning Francophone Caribbean authors Patrick Chamoiseau, Maryse Condé, Gisèle Pineau, Daniel Maximin, Raphaël Confiant and Dany Laferrière, while also offering new readings of texts by Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, Edouard Glissant, Joseph Zobel, Françoise Ega, Michèle Lacrosil, Maurice Virassamy and Mayotte Capécia.