Postcolonial Francophone Autobiographies: From Africa to the Antilles

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Bringing a comparative perspective to the study of autobiography, Edgard Sankara considers a cross-section of postcolonial francophone writing from Africa and the Caribbean in order to examine and compare for the first time their transnational reception. Sankara not only compares the ways in which a wide selection of autobiographies were received locally (as well as in France) but also juxtaposes reception by the colonized and the colonizer to show how different meanings were assigned to the works after publication. ...

Postcolonial Francophone Autobiographies: From Africa to the Antilles 2011, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813931722

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Postcolonial Francophone Autobiographies: From Africa to the Antilles 2011, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813931715

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