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Post-Migratory Cultures in Postcolonial France$
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Kathryn Kleppinger and Laura Reeck

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781786941138

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781786941138.001.0001

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Francophone and Post-Migratory Afropeans within and beyond France Today

Francophone and Post-Migratory Afropeans within and beyond France Today

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(p.60) Francophone and Post-Migratory Afropeans within and beyond France Today
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Post-Migratory Cultures in Postcolonial France
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Christopher Hogarth

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781786941138.003.0004

Alain Mabanckou, Léonora Miano, and Abdourahhman Waberi are often spoken of as forming part of an 'Afropean' generation of writers, perched between the African and European continents. However, of the six fictional works included in a 2014 volume (eds. Thomas and Hitchcott) on Francophone Afropean writers, three are penned by writers who no longer live in Africa or Europe. My chapter will investigate how such writers exist in an increasingly more cosmopolitan world which stretches beyond Europe and into North America. Then, to further mine the “Afropean” designation, I will explore the works and careers of post-migratory postcolonial minorities of African heritage, such as writers Julien Delmaire, Dembo Goumane, Thomté Ryam, Abd al Malik, Wilfred N’Sondé and Bessora, who were born and raised in France/Francophone Europe. In this way, I query the binary of Africa and Europe in the 'Afropean' designation.

Keywords:   Afropean, Francophone, Africa, Europe, categorization

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