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Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbean

Louise Hardwick
Format
Book
Published
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Contemporary French and francophone cultures
ISBN
1846318416, 9781846318412
Contents
  • Introduction : Childhood, genre and the scene of recognition
  • The emergence of a tradition
  • Apples and mimic men : Patrick Chamoiseau's Une Enfance créole
  • The poetics of ethnicity in Raphaël Confiant's Ravines du devant-jour and Le Cahier de romances
  • Alienation and estrangement in Maryse Condé's Le Cœur à rire et à pleurer
  • Childhood, the environment and diaspora : Daniel Maximin's Tu, c'est l'enfance and Gisèle Pineau's L'Exil selon Julia
  • Thwarted expectations? Stasis and change in Haiti in Dany Laferrière's L'Odeur du café and Le Charme des après-midi sans fin
  • Parental paradigms and gender stereotypes.
Description
vii, 248 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-242) and index.
Series Statement
Contemporary French and francophone cultures ; 24
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