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Edwidge Danticat : a reader's guide / edited by Martin Munro
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS3554.A5815 Z65 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Caribbean Area -- In literature
Physical Description viii, 222 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Section one: Contexts. Inside out: a brief biography of Edwidge Danticat / Martin Munro; Danticat and her Haitian precursors / J. Michael Dash; Danticat and Caribbean women writers / Carine Mardorossian; Danticat and the African American women's literary tradition / Régine Michelle Jean-Charles -- Section two: Texts & analyses. Diasporic politics: Danticat's short works / Nick Nesbitt; Writing young: Danticat's young adult fiction / Kiera Vaclavik; Traveling, writing: Danticat's After the dance / Charles Forsdick; Marassa with a difference: Danticat's Breath, eyes, memory / Mireille Rosello; Violence, nation, and memory in Danticat's The farming of bones / Myriam J.A. Chancy; Concealment, displacement, and disconnection: Danticat's The dew breaker / Mary Gallagher -- Section three: Danticat & her peers. Finally Edwidge arrived / Maryse Condé; The right side of history / Évelyne Trouillot; Balancing the jar / Madison Smartt Bell; To the text / Lyonel Trouillot -- Section four: Interview & bibliography. A family story: Danticat talks about her newest--and most personal--work / Renee H. Shea; Edwidge Danticat: a selected bibliography / Nadève Ménard
Alternate Author Munro, Martin

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