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Francophone women writers of Africa and the Caribbean

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.,
  • West Indies, French.
    • Subjects:
    • African literature (French) -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
    • Caribbean literature (French) -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
    • Women and literature -- Africa,
    • Women and literature -- West Indies, French

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [135]-149) and index.

      StatementRenée Larrier.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ3980.5 .L36 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL51283M
      ISBN 100813017424
      LC Control Number99056589

      Francophone Literatures draws together extracts from novels written in French by writers from Francophone areas outside Europe. These areas include North Africa, Black Africa, the Caribbean and North America. The book includes the following features: * a general introduction, which outlines the rationale and purpose of the book * a literary and a linguistic commentary on each extract included. Francophone literature is literature written in the French existence of a plurality of literatures in the French language has been recognised, although the autonomy of these literatures is less defined than the plurality of literatures written in the English language.


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Francophone women writers in Africa, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, as well aswithinFrance, to where they or their families immigrate for various personal or economic reasons, have given us unique insights into what Renato Rosaldo has called the “border zones” of culture.¹ In those Francophone women writers of Africa and the Caribbean book on the periphery of stable metropolitan cultural.

Rewriting the Return to Africa: Voices of Francophone Caribbean Women Writers meticulously demonstrates that the notion of return to Africa ― be it metaphorical, physical or spiritual ― has a long history in Caribbean literature and culture.

The text explores the complexity of return as it relates to identity, language, Francophone women writers of Africa and the Caribbean book and : Paperback. Francophone Women Writers of Africa and the Caribbean, by Renée Larrier.

Gainesville: UP of Florida, pp. ISBN cloth. In recent years, a growing number of critical works have appeared on francophone African (and Caribbean) women's voices. The two works reviewed here confirm this interest.

Get this from a library. Francophone women writers of Africa and the Caribbean. [Renée Brenda Larrier] -- Examining narratives from a wide variety of countries and traditions in francophone Africa and the Caribbean, Renee Larrier argues that women writers reappropriate their specific oral tradition by.

Women Writers of the Caribbean Inwhen Mary Prince published the vivid autobiographical narrative of her experiences as a slave, The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, black women in the Caribbean and Latin America lived in circumstances that precluded their development as writers.

Source for information on Women Writers of the Caribbean: Encyclopedia of Francophone women writers of Africa and the Caribbean book. The first anthology of its kind, Francophone Women Writers: Feminisms, Postcolonialisms, Cross-Cultures by Eric Touya de Marenne spans a vast geo-cultural range.

Touya de Marenne innovatively brings together women writers from North Africa, West Africa, North America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Pacific, and the Near : Hardcover.

A significant comparative study, Francophone Women Writers of Africa and the Caribbean marks a major contribution to an exciting field of inquiry. Renée Larrier is associate professor of French at Rutgers University and coeditor, with E.

Anthony Hurley and Joseph McLaren, of Migrating Words and Worlds: Pan-Africanism : Renee Larrier. Critical Conditions: Reading Illness and Disability in Francophone African and Caribbean Women’s Writing, represents a novel approach not Francophone women writers of Africa and the Caribbean book to postcolonial Francophone literature but to literary and cultural studies in Nack Ngue’s analyses attend not only to the aesthetics of the texts, but to culturally relevant scientific and historical discourses on the body, gender Cited by: 2.

French, in the minds of these writers, does not necessitate acquiescence to colonial powers, but has become a part of the African reality. The term francophone, however, conveys a troubled history without accurately conferring a cultural or literary identity. Francophone carries misleading implications that World Literature in French does not.

(Renée LarrierRutgers University, author of Francophone Women Writers of Africa and the Caribbean) A Rain of Words is a groundbreaking book that will undoubtedly make a major contribution to the fields of African, women's, francophone, literary, and translation studies.5/5(1).

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Africa World Press, - Literary Criticism - pages 0 Reviews Combining postcolonial perspectives with race and culture based studies, which have merged the fields of African and black American studies, this volume concentrates on women writers, exploring how the (post) colonial condition is reflected in women's literature.

Rewriting the Return to Africa will be of interest to scholars of Caribbean, Francophone, and women's writing, and is accessible to an undergraduate as well as a scholarly readership., Franois's engaging study of three Francophone Caribbean women writers--Guadeloupeans Maryse Cond, Francophone women writers of Africa and the Caribbean book Schwarz-Bart, and Myriam Warner-Vieyra--provides an.

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Francophone women writers of Africa and the Caribbean. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Renée Brenda Larrier. The writings of these women emanate from the cultures of Africa and the Indian Ocean, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, and Quebec and other French-speaking regions of Canada.

By writing in French, the writers discussed in Postcolonial Subjects both acknowledge and write against the cultural heritage of France.

In the rapidly growing field of African literature in French, writing by women has largely been ignored. This book, the first comprehensive study of women's writing in francophone sub-Saharan Africa, redressess the critical imbalance and celebrates the originality of this fascinating new ering questions of genre and ideology, the author highlights the tension between the.

The CARAF Books series is designed to make available to a public of English-speaking readers the works of contemporary francophone writers in the Caribbean and Africa that have been heretofore unavailable in English.

For students, scholars, and general readers, CARAF offers selected novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and essays that have attracted attention across national boundaries. In the rapidly growing field of African literature in French, writing by women has largely been ignored.

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Female characters who suffer madness and insanity are strikingly prominent in novels by women writers of Africa and the Caribbean. To find out why there are so many "suffocated hearts and tortured souls" in this literature, Valerie Orlando, who has long studied Francophone text and culture, here closely reads the work of Aminata Sow Fall, Mariama Bâ, Myrian Warner-Vieyra, and Simone Schwarz.

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Rewriting the Return to Africa: Voices of Francophone Caribbean Women Writers examines how post-colonial women writers Maryse CondZ, Simone Schwarz-Bart and Myriam Warner Vieyra emerged with a new vision of the notion of origins and identity and in the process revised the myth of the return to Africa previously constructed by NZgritude writers in the s.

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Testing her hypothesis that "the female protagonist moves toward empowerment by transforming domestic space from a closed restrictive space into 'alternative' space" (24), Mortimer looks at a wide range of texts by Francophone African and Caribbean women writers, organizing the book's chapters around pairings of writers from either side of the.

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As African and Caribbean writings become ever more intimistes (intimist) — as authors present more intimate and deeply private topics — an examination of the subject of violence and particularly its gendered form in literature is crucial to the understanding of Francophone women writers.

Reading violence in postcolonialCited by: 8. This page is intended to help you find books by francophone authors, especially novels, that the library owns. Therefore, most of the links will take you to the library catalog, MARQCAT, and give you lists of the books that the MU library owns by each author.

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From Paris to Fort-de-France and Yaoundé, these writers contribute their diverse talents to a collection that. The writings of these women emanate from the cultures of Africa and the Indian Ocean, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, and Quebec and other French-speaking regions of Canada.

By writing in French, the writers discussed in Postcolonial Subjects both acknowledge and write against the cultural heritage of by: Book reviews: A selection of texts published (in French) over the past 50 years: Women writing Africa in colonial times: Some titles translated into English: Unpublished stories (in French) Francophone authors by alphabetical order: A Bibliography of Anglophone women writers: A.

Caribbean Women's Literature Book Description: African and Caribbean and Caribbean Women's West Africa has been grappling with violent conflicts and civil strife for decades, however, the periods between West Africa: Causes Francophone women writers.

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