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Autofiction: A Female Francophone Aesthetic of Exile

Antonia Wimbush


Autofiction: A Female Francophone Aesthetic of Exile explores the multiple aspects of exile, displacement, mobility, and identity as expressed in contemporary autofictional work written in French by women writers from across the francophone world. Drawing on postcolonial theory, gender theory, and autobiographical theory, the book analyses narratives of exile by six authors who are shaped by their multiple locales of attachment: Kim Lefèvre (Vietnam/France), Gisèle Pineau (Guadeloupe/mainland France), Nina Bouraoui (Algeria/France), Michèle Rakotoson (Madagascar/France), Véronique Tadjo (Côte ... More

Keywords: Exile, Autofiction, Women’s Writing, Postcolonial, Gender

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781800859913
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800859913.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Antonia Wimbush, author