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Gisèle Pineau: Writing as Therapy

Bonnie Thomas

in Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how Gisèle Pineau engages with questions of history, memory, and identity through her three autofictional narratives: L’Exil selon Julia [Exile According to Julia] (1996), Mes ... More


Intertextual Connections: The Jewish Holocaust in French Caribbean Novels

Celia Britton

in Language and Literary Form in French Caribbean Writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380369
eISBN:
9781781387214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380369.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Caribbean novels about immigration to France in the 1950s and 1960s often portray the immigrants’ experience as exile and incarceration, and this is sometimes explicitly linked to the Jewish ... More


Immigration, Assimilation, and Conflict: A Dialectics of Cannibalism and Anthropemy

Njeri Githire

in Cannibal Writes: Eating Others in Caribbean and Indian Ocean Women's Writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038785
eISBN:
9780252096747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038785.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the deployment of counter-incorporative strategies as a means to thwart potentially dangerous elements from entering the eating body. In particular, it examines how, through the ... More


Introduction

Njeri Githire

in Cannibal Writes: Eating Others in Caribbean and Indian Ocean Women's Writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038785
eISBN:
9780252096747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038785.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the preeminence of alimentary-related tropes—particularly cannibalism—and their political significance in ... More


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