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Francophone Afropean literatures

Author: Nicki Hitchcott; Dominic Thomas
Publisher: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2014
Series: Francophone postcolonial studies : new series, 5
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the concept and possibility of a black European community by analysing the ways in which contemporary Francophone African writers articulate and interrogate their complex  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicki Hitchcott; Dominic Thomas
ISBN: 9781781380345 1781380341
OCLC Number: 949776085
Description: 232 p.
Contents: Introduction: Francophone Afropeans - Nicki Hitchcott and Dominic Thomas1. Afropeanism and Francophone Sub-Saharan African Writing - Dominic Thomas2. The Transatlantic Poetics of Fatou Diome - Kathryn M. Lachman3. Corps sans titre: 'fleshiness' and Afropean identity in Bessora's 53 cm - John Nimis4. Already Here: Sami Tchak's Afropean Generation - Allison Van Deventer5. Paris Polar: Afropean Noir in the City of Lights - Dawn Fulton6. Mapping Afropea: The Translation of Black Paris in the Fiction of Alain Mabanckou - John Patrick Walsh7. Relighting Stars and Bazars of Voices: Exchange and Dialogue in Leonora Miano's Tels des Astres Eteints and Alain Mabanckou's Black Bazar - Kathryn Kleppinger8. Sex and the Afropean City: Leonora Miano's Blues pour Elise - Nicki Hitchcott9. Toward an Afropean Cosmopolitanism: Hospitality, Friendship and the African Immigrant - Srilata Ravi10. Afropean Masculinities as Bricolage - Ayo A. ColySHORT STORIES:Fatou Diome - 'The Old Man and the Boat'Leonora Miano - 'The Rain-maker Affair'Abdourahman A. Waberi - 'The Squirrels of Wannsee'Wilfried N'Sonde - 'Francasterix'Sami Tchak - 'At the Borders of my Skin'Alain Mabanckou - 'Confessions of a sapeur'BibliographyIndex
Series Title: Francophone postcolonial studies : new series, 5
Responsibility: Nicki Hitchcott [edit.]; Dominic Thomas [edit.].

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