The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction (Hardcover)

Author: Britton, Celia

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This groundbreaking book analyzes the theme of community in seven French Caribbean novels in relation to the work of the French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy. The complex history of the islands means that community is often a central and problematic issue in their literature, underlying a range of other questions such as political agency, individual and collective subjectivity, attitudes towards the past and the future, and even the literary form itself. Celia Britton here studies a range of key books from the region, including Edouard Glissant''s "Le Quatrieme Siecle, " Patrick Chamoiseau''s "Texaco," Daniel Maximin''s "L''Ile et une nuit, "and Vincent Placoly''s "L''eau-de-mort guildive," among others.

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Publisher Liverpool University Press
Mfg Part# 9781846311376
SKU 208013470
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1846311373
Release Date 6/11/2013
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