Yale French Studies, Number 128

    This issue considers the oeuvre of Haitian writer Marie Vieux-Chauvet 1916-1973 as a prism through which to examine individual and collective subject formation in the postcolonial French-writing Caribbean, the wider Afro-Americas, and beyond. While both Vieux-Chauvet and her corpus are situated in the violent space of mid-twentieth century Haiti, her work articulates the obstacles to claiming legitimized human existence on a global scale. The contributors to this interdisciplinary volume examine Vieux-Chauvet's positioning within the Haitian public sphere, as well as her broader significance to understanding gendered and racialized postcolonial subjectivities in the twenty-first century.

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    Number of Pages: 168
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780300214192
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    Listed in: From c 1900 -, Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers
    Publisher: Yale University Press

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