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Critical conditions : reading illness and disability in francophone African and Caribbean women's writing

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Nack Ngue,Julie (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2012
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780739151143
Published:
Lanham, MD: Lexington Books
ISBN:
9780739151143
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Authors, 20th century, Literature, Women, Africa, Postcolonialism, Senegal, Human body, History and criticism, Identity (Psychology), Gabon
Notes:
196 p., Focuses on Francophone women writers who offer striking commentaries on the experience of illness and/or disability and its attendant discourses: Haitian writer Marie Chauvet; Guadeloupian-Senegalese writer Myriam Warner-Vieyra; Guadeloupian writer Maryse Condé; Senegalese writers Ken Bugul, Fama Diagne Sène, and Fatou Diome; and Swiss-Gabonese writer Bessora.