Writing through the Visual and Virtual: Inscribing Language, Literature, and Culture in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean

Author:   Oussiena Alidou ,  Renee Larrier
Publisher:   Lexington Books
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9781498526340


Pages:   528
Publication Date:   06 August 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Writing Through the Visual and Virtual: Inscribing Language, Literature, and Culture in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean explores the various cultures of writing in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean, and their relation to literature, orality, language, the visual arts, film, and popular culture. It is an invaluable resource to Francophone and cultural studies alike.

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Author:   Oussiena Alidou ,  Renee Larrier
Publisher:   Lexington Books
Imprint:   Lexington Books
Dimensions:   Width: 15.40cm , Height: 3.00cm , Length: 21.80cm
Weight:   0.626kg
ISBN:  

9781498526340


ISBN 10:   1498526349
Pages:   528
Publication Date:   06 August 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Introduction: Traditions of Literacy by Renee Larrier and Ousseina D. Alidou Part I: Visual and Verbal Artistry: Texts and Text[iles] as Epistemology Chapter 1: Embodying African Women's Epistemology: International Women's Day Pagnes in Cameroon; Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum and Anne Patricia Rice Chapter 2: Reading the Tera-tera: Textiles, Transportation, and Nationalism in Niger's First Republic; Amanda Gilvin Chapter 3: Becoming Griot: Righting Within a Minor Literature; Oumar Diogoye Diouf Chapter 4: Research on Droughts and Famines in the Sahel: the Contribution of Oral Literature; Boureima Alpha Gado Part II: Body Language/Writing [on] the Body Chapter 5: Transgressive Embodied Writings of KAribbean Bodies in Pain; Gladys Francis Chapter 6: Alhaji Roaming the City: Gender, HIV-AIDS and the Performing Arts; Ousseina D. Alidou Chapter 7: Writing on the Visual: Lalla Essaydi's Photographic Tableaux; Donna Gustafson Chapter 8: Angles of Representation: Photography and the Vision of al Misriyya [the Egyptian] in Women's Press of the Early Twentieth Century; Fakhri Haghani Part III: Inscribing Popular Culture Chapter 9: Representing Adolescent Sexuality in the Sahel; Barbara Cooper Chapter 10: There's More Than One Way to Make a Ceebu-Jen: Narrating West African Recipes in Texts; Julie Huntington Chapter 11: Reclamation of the Arena: Traditional Wrestling in West Africa; Bojana Coulibaly Chapter 12: Ritual Celebrations: Context of the Development of New African Hybrid Cultures; Jean-Baptiste Sourou Chapter 13: Simmering Exile; Edwidge Sylvestre-Ceide Part IV: Language, Literacy, and Education Chapter 14: Writing, Learning and Teaching Material for Early Childhood Cultures: from Africa to a Global Context; Rokhaya Fall Diawara Chapter 15: Orthographic Diversity in a World of Standards: Graphic Representations of Vernacular Arabics in Morocco; Becky Schulthies Chapter 16: The Polyphonous Classroom: Discourse on Language-in-Education on Reunion Island; Meghan Tinsley Chapter 17: Thundering Poetics/Murmuring Poetics: Doing Things With Words as a Marker of Identity; Laurence Jay-Rayon Part V: Intersections of Text and Image Chapter 18: Wilson Bigaud's Les Noces de Cana [The Wedding at Cana] or the Meeting of Colonial Heritage and Ancestral Traditions in Haitian Naive Art; Jean Herald Legagneur Chapter 19: Tourist Art: A Tracery of the Visual/Virtual; Gabrielle Civil. Images by Vladimir Cybil Charlier Chapter 20: Religious Iconography in the Daily Life of the Senegalese; Abdoulaye Elimane Kane Chapter 21: West African Culture in Animation: the Example of Kirikou ; Maha Gad El Hak Part VI: Literature, Gender, and Identity Chapter 22: Power and Patriarchy: Sexual Violence and Sexual Exploitation in the Francophone and Hispanophone Caribbean Represented in Marie Vieux-Chauvet's Amour, colere et folie, Simone Schwarz-Bart's Pluie et vent sur Telumee Miracle, Rosario Ferre's La Bella Durmiente, and Nelly Rosario's El canto del agua; Phuong Hoang Chapter 23: La Mulatresse During the Two World Wars: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Suzanne Lacascade's Claire-Solange, ame-africaine and Mayotte Capecia's Je suis Martiniquaise; Nathan H. Dize Chapter 24: Inscriptions of Nature from Guadeloupe, Haiti, and Martinique; Anne Rehill Chapter 25: The Politics of Writing As a Space to Shape Identity(ies); Khady Diene

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Renee Larrier is professor and chair of the Department of French at Rutgers University New Brunswick. Ousseina D. Alidou is professor in the Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures at Rutgers University New Brunswick.

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