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9%OFFMaeve Mccusker - Patrick Chamoiseau - 9781846316869 - V9781846316869
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Patrick Chamoiseau

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Description for Patrick Chamoiseau Paperback. Considered by many as one of the most innovative writers to hit the French literary scene in over 40 years, Chamoiseau made his name with his book Texaco (published in 1992 and winner of the highest literary prize in France, the Prix Goncourt). This book examines the work of the award-winning writer Patrick Chamoiseau. Series: Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures. Num Pages: 184 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1KJWWM; 2ADF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 163 x 11. Weight in Grams: 298.
This timely new book skilfully examines the work of the award-winning writer Patrick Chamoiseau. Considered by many as one of the most innovative writers to hit the French literary scene in over 40 years, Chamoiseau made his name with his book Texaco (published in 1992 and winner of the highest literary prize in France, the Prix Goncourt). His books have gone on to sell millions and his work has been translated by a number of academic presses. McCusker sets the author in context, providing a valuable contribution to ‘memory studies’ by looking at literary representation of memory in Martinique, a ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
Series
Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures
Number of Pages
184
Place of Publication
Liverpool, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781846316869
SKU
V9781846316869
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About Maeve Mccusker
Maeve McCusker is lecturer in French Studies at Queen’s University Belfast. She is currently the French Caribbean editor for The Year’s Work in Modern Languages Studies, and is on the editorial committee of the ASCALF Bulletin. She is secretary of ADEFFI (Association des études françaises et francophones d’Irlande).

Reviews for Patrick Chamoiseau
The book’s central theme is clearly set out and presented with real authority and intellectual rigour; the analysis of the primary texts is perceptive and original, often wittily expressed; and the range of theoretical material applied is both appropriate and impressive. [This is a study infused with] a highly topical freshness and with an intellectual potency that together make of ... Read more

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