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Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean women"s literature

Chantal Kalisa

Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean women"s literature

by Chantal Kalisa

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature (French) -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Caribbean literature (French) -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Violence in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChantal Kalisa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ3980.5 .K36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23554588M
    ISBN 109780803211025
    LC Control Number2009024323

    Francophone African and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures, Gender Studies, Feminist Theory, African Film, African Diasporic Literatures and Cultures, Haitian Studies, Violence and Representation, Human Rights in the Humanities Recent Articles and Book Chapters African American and Afro-Caribbean Women's Literature in the Twentieth Century. Positing the thesis that women's writing of Francophone Africa and the Caribbean offers important perspectives on the relationship of gender to space,Writing from the Hearth proposes close readings of Francophone women writers of Africa (Aoua Kéita, Mariama Bâ, Ken Bugul, Calixthe Beyala, and Aminata Sow Fall) and the Caribbean (Marie Chauvet.

    Her research in African women’s literature forms a bridge to Francophone Caribbean Women's literature, and to black feminist theory. Comparisons of various women’s cultural productions across the African Diaspora enhance critical inquiry into systemic violence and the promotion of gender justice. Her translation of Frieda Ekotto’s Don’t Whisper Too Much, the first Francophone African novel to feature women loving women in a positive light, is forthcoming in early Tachtiris has taught a variety of courses on the theory and practice of translation, world literature, literary theory, and literature and social justice.

    : A Rain of Words: A Bilingual Anthology of Women's Poetry in Francophone Africa (CARAF Books: Caribbean and African Literature Translated from French) () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Une nouvelle génération de romanciers africains à Paris (L’Harmattan, )–both are available in translation (Rebellious Women (Lynne Rienner, ), and Afrique sur Seine A New Generation of African Writers in Paris; Lexington Books, )), and Contemporary Francophone African Writers and the Burden of Commitment (University of.


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Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean women"s literature by Chantal Kalisa Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Kalisa's analysis of gendered violence is a persuasive and timely study of violence in francophone African and Caribbean literature. It is a significant contribution to the field of women studies and is of interest to any gender theorist, postcolonial specialist, and Africana scholar."—Cheikh Thiam, Research in African LiteraturesCited by: 8.

While much has been said about these “geographies of pain,” violence in the private sphere, particularly gendered violence, receives little attention. This book fills that void.

It is a critical addition to the study of African and Caribbean women’s literatures at a time when women from these regions are actively engaged in articulating the ways in which colonial and postcolonial violence impact by: 8.

Book Description: African and Caribbean peoples share a history dominated by the violent disruptions of slavery and colonialism. While much has been said about these "geographies of pain," violence in the private sphere, particularly gendered violence, receives little attention.

This book fills that void. African and Caribbean peoples share a history dominated by the violent disruptions of slavery and colonialism. While much has been said about these “geographies of pain,” violence in the private sphere, particularly gendered violence, receives little attention.

This book fills that void. It is a c. Comparing women from different places and times, Kalisa treats types of violence such as colonial, familial, linguistic, and war-related, specifically linked to dictatorship and genocide. She. "Kalisa's analysis of gendered violence is a persuasive and timely study of violence in francophone African and Caribbean literature.

Publisher Synopsis "Kalisa's analysis of gendered violence is a persuasive and timely study of violence in francophone African and Caribbean literature. “A Review of Chantal Kalisa’s Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean Women's Literature”, The French Review (April ).

This book, the first comprehensive study of women's writing in francophone sub-Saharan Africa, redressess the critical imbalance and celebrates the originality of this fascinating new ering questions of genre and ideology, the author highlights the tension between the individualistic act of writing and the collective tradition of African society - a tension which emerges.

"Linking Africa and the Caribbean, orality to writing, Larrier presents an important study of women's empowerment in contemporary francophone literature."--Mildred Mortimer, University of Colorado "A 'page turner', well-conceptualized scholarship that surely will have a long--very long--life in the field.

Description African and Caribbean peoples share a history dominated by the violent disruptions of slavery and colonialism. While much has been said about these "geographies of pain," violence in the private sphere, particularly gendered violence, receives little attention.

This book fills that : $ " Free Reading Violence In Francophone African And Caribbean Womens Literature " Uploaded By Judith Krantz, kalisas analysis of gendered violence is a persuasive and timely study of violence in francophone african and caribbean literature it is a significant contribution to the field of women studies and is of interest to any gender.

Cover of Awa’s September issue. In studies on the cultural and political movements of the African diaspora, there is a perceived divide between Négritude as a uniquely francophone form of expression, and Pan-Africanism as centered more on the Anglophone world.

However, the activism of some francophone women suggests a different story. Gender-based violence (GBV) or violence against women and girls (VAWG), is a global pandemic that affects 1 in 3 women in their lifetime.

The numbers are staggering: 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence. Women Writers of the Caribbean Inwhen Mary Prince published the vivid autobiographical narrative of her experiences as a slave, The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, black women in the Caribbean and Latin America lived in circumstances that precluded their development as writers.

Source for information on Women Writers of the Caribbean: Encyclopedia of African-American. Francophone women writers in Africa, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, as well aswithinFrance, to where they or their families immigrate for various personal or economic reasons, have given us unique insights into what Renato Rosaldo has called the “border zones” of culture.¹ In those areas on the periphery of stable metropolitan cultural.

The study of francophone North African literature has witnessed something of a surge in popularity over the last twenty years. Although many of the richest and best-known literary works in French by North African writers were published in the lead-up to and aftermath of decolonization, criticism in this area has exploded in recent decades, in particular with the rise of postcolonial studies in.

Francophone Women Writers of Africa and the Caribbean (review) Francophone Women Writers of Africa and the Caribbean (review) Nesbitt, Nick. / French Forum/Fall /Vol. 26, No. 3 up in a public loss of sovereignty, serving to institute the socio-political community so tragically absent in the postcolonial dictatorships.

When I was studying English and American literature, I was struck by the fact that not one black woman—American, English or Caribbean—was included on any of the syllabi.

It seemed as if such a category of writers did not exist. This is why I’ve listed below Caribbean women authors who, I think, deserve more attention. Jazz and Palm Wine by Emmanuel Dongala - This collection of short stories, considered a classic work of African literature by the Congolese writer Emmanuel Dongala, is.

Dr. Joseph-Gabriel is completing her book manuscript Subverting Empire: Women’s Narratives of Anti-colonial Resistance in Francophone Literature and Politics. This interdisciplinary study examines Caribbean and African women’s contributions to twentieth-century anti-colonial movements at the intersection of their political participation and.Reminiscent of Chantal Kalisa's Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean Women's Literature (CH, Jul'10, ), which took a feminist perspective in opposition to the patriarchal discourse of male writers in the Caribbean diaspora, the present title provides fresh feminist interpretations of the nostalgic yearnings for a welcoming : Anne M.

François.Introduction to African Oral Literature and Performance: 1: Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean Womens Literature: 8: 8: Oral Epics from Africa: 9: 9: 1 file 0 forks Ace Books – an imprint of Penguin Group: 9.