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The Resource Exile and post-1946 Haitian literature : Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferrière, Danticat, Martin Munro

Exile and post-1946 Haitian literature : Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferrière, Danticat, Martin Munro

Label
Exile and post-1946 Haitian literature : Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferrière, Danticat
Title
Exile and post-1946 Haitian literature
Title remainder
Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferrière, Danticat
Statement of responsibility
Martin Munro
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Haitian writing is one of the richest literary traditions in the Americas, and yet is little known outside of Haiti. This book is an introduction to this literature, focusing on the period from 1946 to the present, a time in which exile has become the dominant theme in Haitian writing. Reading post-1946 Haitian writing as a literature of exile, the chapters analyze key novels by the most important figures of each generation: Jacques-Stephen Alexis, René Depestre, Émile Ollivier, Dany Laferrière, and Edwidge Danticat. The emphasis is on close, detailed readings, and on understanding the particu
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Munro, Martin
Dewey number
840.99729409045
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ3948.5.H2
LC item number
M86 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary French and francophone cultures
Series volume
7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haitian literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Haitian literature
  • Bellettrie
  • Franstaligheid
  • Haïti
Label
Exile and post-1946 Haitian literature : Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferrière, Danticat, Martin Munro
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-305) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Inhabiting Haiti; 1: Jacques-Stephen Alexis. Janus in Limbo: Urbanization, Exoticism, and Creolization; 2: René Depestre Internal Exiles and Exotic Longings; 3: Émile Ollivier Passing Through; 4: Dany Laferrière Master of the New; 5: Edwidge Danticat Home Is Where the Hurt Is; Conclusion: The Missing People: Theorizing Haitian and Caribbean Exiles; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
277086686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846313080
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt5p65gq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)277086686
Label
Exile and post-1946 Haitian literature : Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferrière, Danticat, Martin Munro
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-305) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Inhabiting Haiti; 1: Jacques-Stephen Alexis. Janus in Limbo: Urbanization, Exoticism, and Creolization; 2: René Depestre Internal Exiles and Exotic Longings; 3: Émile Ollivier Passing Through; 4: Dany Laferrière Master of the New; 5: Edwidge Danticat Home Is Where the Hurt Is; Conclusion: The Missing People: Theorizing Haitian and Caribbean Exiles; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
277086686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846313080
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p65gq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)277086686

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