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Race, Culture and Identity in Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory

Shireen K. Lewis

Race, Culture and Identity in Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory

From Negritude to Creolite (Francophone Cultures and Literatures, Vol. 32)

by Shireen K. Lewis

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European - French,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • African literature (French),
  • Blacks in literature,
  • Caribbean literature (French),
  • History and criticism,
  • Negritude (Literary movement),
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11396432M
    ISBN 100820450006
    ISBN 109780820450001

    Suzy is a specialist in modern French and Francophone literature, with particular expertise in French Caribbean culture. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of French at New York University in , where she researched the avant-garde poetry, theatre, and novels of the Martinican philosopher Édouard Glissant. Marie-José Nzengou-Tayo (PhD.) is Senior Lecturer in French at the University of the West Indies, Mona and the former Chair of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures (). She is specialized in the Teaching of French as a Foreign Language and a researcher in the literature and culture of the French-speaking Caribbean.


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Race, Culture, and Identity Reviews “Race, Culture, and Identity: Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory From Négritude toCréolité crosses a crucial bridge from Africa to the Caribbean. The reader travels from postcolonial Afrocentrism to a cross-cultural global perspective.

Her work includes, Race, Culture and Identity: Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory from Négritude to Créolité (Lexington Books, ) and a biography on Paulette Nardal in the Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography (Oxford University Press, ).

She earned a Ph.D. in French Literature from Duke. Créolité is a literary movement first developed in the s by the Martinican writers Patrick Chamoiseau, Jean Bernabé and Raphaël published Eloge de la créolité (In Praise of Creoleness) in as a response to the perceived inadequacies of the négritude movement.

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These black intellectuals converged around issues of race identity and black internationalist initiatives to combat French imperialism.

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