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Calixthe Beyala Incorporated?

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the reception and representation of Calixthe Beyala and her writing and evaluates the extent to which she has been incorporated into majority ethnic culture in France. It ... More


Invented Authenticities

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the ways in which Calixthe Beyala engages with the discourse of ‘scientific Africa’ in her novels through an analysis of her fictional negotiations of ‘authenticity’. It ... More


Introduction: A Postcolonial Phenomenon

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about French African author Calixthe Beyala and her works. This volume examines her problematic status in France where her ... More


Conclusion: Survival in a Post-Exotic Age

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study about French African author Calixthe Beyala and her works. It discusses the ways Beyala positioned herself and her fiction within exoticist ... More


Performing Identities

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the issue of identities in Calixthe Beyala's fiction. It analyzes her third novel Seul le diable le savait which frequently draws attention to the way in which identification is ... More


Migrating Subjectivities

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes the treatment of African migrants in the works of Calixthe Beyala. It examines the representation of Paris in the eyes of Beyala's migrant characters and explores the personal ... More


‘Afro-française’: In-Between or Out of Sync?

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers the implications of Calixthe Beyala's shifting identification from African to sometimes French through the ambiguous hyphenated identity of the ‘Afro-française.’ It examines ... More


Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Nicki Hitchcott

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312724
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The most successful female writer from Francophone Africa, Calixthe Beyala occupies an unusual place in French literary and popular culture. Her novels are bestsellers and she appears regularly on ... More


Black Sojourners in the Métropole and in the Homeland: Challenges of Otherness in Calixthe Beyala’s Loukoum: The “Little Prince” of Belleville and Myriam Warner-Vieyra’s Juletane

Philip Ojo

in Deferred Dreams, Defiant Struggles: Critical Perspectives on Blackness, Belonging, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940339
eISBN:
9781786945006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940339.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter explores the complexities of the postcolonial migrant experience in France via francophone literary works Loukoum: The “Little Prince” of Bellville (Calixthe Beyala) and Juletane Philip Ojo ... More


Le petit prince de Belleville, Maman a un amant: Immigrants and Tourists

in Postcolonial Eyes: Intercontinental Travel in Francophone African Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310492
eISBN:
9781846315589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315589.007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Calixthe Beyala's Le petit prince de Belleville and Maman a un amant, which portrays a Malian immigrant family residing in the Parisian quartier of Belleville. It uses White's ... More


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