The African And Caribbean Historical Novel In French: A Quest For Identity

September 1, 1999|
The African And Caribbean Historical Novel In French: A Quest For Identity by Paschal B. Kyiiripuo Kyoore
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The African and Caribbean Historical Novel in French: A Quest for Identity examines the historical novel that has emerged in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean since the late 1930s and includes such writers as Edouard Glissant of Martinique and Paul Hazoumé of Benin. This study underscores the ideological differences that distinguish the African and Caribbean historical novel from the classical nineteenth-century European historical novel. Through a post-colonial reading, the author examines the influence of Negritude on these writers and calls for an Afrocentric approach.
The Author: Dr. Paschal B. Kyiiripuo Kyoore teaches French at Gustavus Adolphus College (USA). He acquired his Bachelor's (Hons) degree from the University of Ghana-Legon and his Master's degree and Diplôme d'Études Approfondies in French and Comparative Literature from Université de Bordeaux III (France). Dr. Kyoore received his Docto...
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Title:The African And Caribbean Historical Novel In French: A Quest For IdentityFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:9.06 X 6.3 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:9.06 X 6.3 X 0.68 inPublished:September 1, 1999Publisher:Peter Lang Publishing Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:082044572X

ISBN - 13:9780820445724

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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