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Connecting Histories
Connecting Histories

Connecting Histories

by Bonnie Thomas
pubblicato da University Press of Mississippi

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The Francophone Caribbean boasts a trove of literary gems. Distinguished by innovative, elegant writing and thought-provoking questions of history and identity, this exciting body of work demands scholarly attention. Its authors treat the traumatic legacies of shared and personal histories pervading Caribbean experience in striking ways, delineating a path towards reconciliation and healing. The creation of diverse personal narratives-encompassing autobiography, autofiction (heavily autobiographical fiction), travel writing, and reflective essay-remains characteristic of many Caribbean writers and offers poignant Illustrations of the complex interchange between shared and personal pasts and how they affect individual lives. Through their historically informed autobiography, the authors in this study-Maryse Conde, Gisele Pineau, Patrick Chamoiseau, Edwidge Danticat, and Dany Laferriere-offer compelling insights into confronting, coming to terms with, and reconciling their past. The employment of personal narratives as the vehicle to carry out this investigation points to a tension evident in these writers' reflections, which constantly move between the collective and the personal. As an inescapably complex network, their past extends beyond the notion of a single, private life. These contemporary authors from Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Haiti intertwine their personal memories with reflections on the histories of their homelands and on the European and North American countries they adopt through choice or necessity. They reveal a multitude of deep connections that illuminate distinct Francophone Caribbean experiences.

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Overall, Thomas brings an extremely insightful and productive apparatus to bear on the fascinting works of [Maryse Conde, Gisele Pineau, Patrick Chamoiseau, Edwidge Danticat, and Dany Laferriere]. This work is a welcome contribution both to the growing body of Glissantian analysis and to the study of Antillean (autobiographical) fiction. Includes many worthwhile commentaries and a wealth of scholarly references that will be valuable to students and general readers of Francophone Caribbean literature.


Generi Biographies » Biographies-General & Miscellaneous

Editore University Press Of Mississippi

Formato Paperback / softback

Pubblicato 30/11/2019

Pagine 176

Lingua Inglese

Isbn o codice id 9781496825674

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