Edwidge Danticat : a reader's guide / edited by Martin Munro

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Subjects: Caribbean Area--In literature
Danticat, Edwidge, 1969---Criticism and interpretation--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Foreword: A Heart of Serenity in the Storm / Dany Laferriere
Introduction: Borders / Martin Munro 1
Section One. Contexts
Inside Out: A Brief Biography of Edwidge Danticat / Martin Munro 13
Danticat and Her Haitian Precursors / J. Michael Dash 26
Danticat and Caribbean Women Writers / Carine Mardorossian 39
Danticat and the African American Women's Literary Tradition / Regine Michelle Jean-Charles 52
Section Three. Texts & Analyses
Diasporic Politics: Danticat's Short Works / Nick Nesbitt 73
Writing Young: Danticat's Young Adult Fiction / Kiera Vaclavik 86
Traveling, Writing: Danticat's After the Dance / Charles Forsdick 99
Marassa with a Difference: Danticat's Breath, Eyes, Memory / Mireille Rosello 117
Violence, Nation, and Memory: Danticat's The Farming of Bones / Myriam J. A. Chancy 130
Concealment, Displacement, and Disconnection: Danticat's The Dew Breaker / Mary Gallagher 147
Section Three. Danticat & Her Peers
Finally Edwidge Arrived / Maryse Conde 163
The Right Side of History / Evelyne Trouillot 168
Balancing the Jar / Madison Smartt Bell 175
To the Text / Lyonel Trouillot 180
Section Four. Interview & Bibliography
A Family Story: Danticat Talks about Her Newest---and Most Personal---Work / Renee H. Shea 187
Edwidge Danticat: A Selected Bibliography / Nadeve Menard 194
Notes on Contributors 213
Index 219
Additional Authors: Munro, Martin
Notes: LCCN: 2010005642
ISBN: 9780813930213 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813930219 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780813930220 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0813930227 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780813930732 (e-book)
ISBN: 0813930731 (e-book)
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
Physical Description: viii, 222 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 527702747
ISBN/ISSN: 9780813930213

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