The Francophone Caribbean Today: Literature, Language, Culture

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The Francophone
Caribbean Today

Literature, Language, Culture

edited by Gertrud Aub-Buscher and Beverley Ormerod Noakes

Studies in Memory of Bridget Jones

The University of the West Indies Press

Barbados • Jamaica • Trinidad and Tobago

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • 1 - French and Creole in the West Indian Dom at the Turn of the Century 1
  • References *
  • 2 - So Far and Yet So Near 16
  • Notes 31
  • References *
  • 3 - Francophone Caribbean Literature and the Fin De Siècle 33
  • References 44
  • 4 - Saint-John Perse's “eloges” and Patrick Chamoiseau's Antan D'enfance 45
  • Notes *
  • References *
  • 5 - Dany Laferrière's Cette Grenade Dans La Main Du Jeune Nègre Est-Elle Une Arme Ou UN Fruit? 60
  • Notes 80
  • References *
  • 6 - From Reality to Myth? 82
  • Appendix - Principal Works of Fiction Published Wholly in Creole in the Caribbean 98
  • Notes 99
  • References *
  • 7 - From Novel to Film 102
  • Notes 112
  • References *
  • 8 - Simone Schwarz-Bart's Ton Beau Capitaine 114
  • Notes *
  • References *
  • 9 - Giving Back a Voice to the Disenfranchised 125
  • Notes 135
  • References *
  • 10 - The Parent-Child Relationship in Gisèle Pineau's Work 137
  • References *
  • 11 - Polyphony in Maryse Condé's Novel La Migration Des Cœurs 151
  • References *
  • Short Story - Their Only Visit 169
  • Appendix - A Select Bibliography of Texts and Critical Material 177
  • Texts Published Since 1980 (novels, Novellas, Short Stories, Récits) *
  • Contributors 189
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