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Islands and exiles : the creole identities of post/colonial literature

Author: Chris Bongie
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive historical and theoretical study of the 'creolization' process and its relevance to both colonial and postcolonial literatures, this book focuses on novels from or about the French Caribbean.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Bongie
ISBN: 0804732809 9780804732802 0804732817 9780804732819
OCLC Number: 38898052
Description: 543 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Within the shady hold of modernity: a preface to Creolization --
A glow of after-memory: (beyond) identity politics in postcolonial literature and theory --
"The shadow of what one will be": Bernardin de Saint-Pierre's insular relations --
Resisting memories: Édouard Glissant and the medusa of history --
The memory of Hayti: William Faulkner, Victor Hugo, and the Saint-Domingue revolution --
1835, or Le troisième siècle: the Creole afterlives of Cyrille-Charles-Auguste Bissette, Louis de Maynard de Queilhe, and Victor Schœlcher --
The (un)exploded volcano: Daniel Maximin's Soufrières and the apocalypse of narrative --
The last frontier: memories of the postcolonial future in Keri Julme's the bone people.
Responsibility: Chris Bongie.
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