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The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Celia Britton


The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction seeks to better understand the concept of community as a central and problematic issue in French Caribbean literature. The study examines representations of community in seven French Caribbean novels, including Jacques Roumain’s Gouverneurs de la rosée, Edouard Glissant’s Le Quatrième Siècle, Simone Schwarz-Bart’s Pluie et vent sur Télumée Miracle, Vincent Placoly’s L’Eau-de-mort guildive, Patrick Chamoiseau’s Texaco, Daniel Maximin’s L’Ile et une nuit, and Maryse Condé’s Desirada. Each novel is discussed in chronological order, demonstrating ... More

Keywords: French and Francophone Studies, Literary Criticism, Literary Studies, French Literature, Caribbean Literature, French Studies, Caribbean Studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781846311376
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Celia Britton, author
University College London