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The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French

Oana Panaïté

Abstract

"The Colonial Fortune" highlights the features of a paracolonial aesthetics emanating from a significant body of contemporary Hexagonal and non-metropolitan texts. Authored by writers who are either directly involved in the debate about the colonial past and its remanence (J. M. G. Le Clézio, Paule Constant, Édouard Glissant, Tierno Monénembo, Marie NDiaye, and Leïla Sebbar) or who do not overtly manifest such concerns (Stéphane Audeguy, Marie Darrieussecq, Régis Jauffret, Pierre Michon, and Claude Simon), these works create a shared imaginary space permeated by the symbolic, rhetorical, and c ... More

Keywords: Colonial imagination, Remanence, Novel, Essay, Autobiography, Paracolonial aesthetics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781786940292
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781786940292.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Oana Panaïté, author
Indiana University, Bloomington