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Desirada

by Maryse CondeМЃ

  • 352 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Soho in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMaryse Condé ; translated from the French by Richard Philcox.
ContributionsPhilcox, Richard
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ3949.2.C65 D4813 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6781886M
ISBN 101569472157
LC Control Number00030121
OCLC/WorldCa43864225

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Chapter 10 of the book "The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction," is presented. It describes the community in the novel "Desirada" by Maryse Condé. It discusses how, in the novel, communities are not based on traditional biological kinship but are bounded by among others. WHO SLASHED CELANIRE'S THROAT? A Fantastical Tale Maryse Conde, Author, trans. from the French by Richard Philcox. Atria $23 (p) ISBN Buy this book .

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Maryse Condé (née Boucolon; Febru ) is a French (Guadeloupean) novelist, critic, and playwright. Condé is best known for her novel Ségou (–85). Her novels explore the African diaspora that resulted from slavery and colonialism in the Caribbean. Her novels written in French, have been translated into English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and : Maryse Boucolon, 11 February (age 82).

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