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FR224 Further Reading

You are also invited to use the many journals available electronically via the Library catalogue: e.g. Research in African Literatures, French Studies, Callaloo, The International Journal of Francophone Studies, Modern & Contemporary France, French Cultural Studies, etc. but also 'Cairn', the online database of French e-journals: http://0-www.cairn.info.pugwash.lib.warwick.ac.uk/

For information on the geographical areas studied, see also: http://www.africultures.com/php/ , http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/, http://www.culturessud.com/, and the Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy: http://jffp.org/ojs/index.php/jffp

General
  • Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin, The Postcolonial Studies Reader (1995)
  • Fiona Barclay, France's Colonial Legacies (2013)

  • Edward Berenson, Vincent Duclert and Christophe Prochasson (eds.), The French Republic: History, Values, Debates (2011)
  • Jean Bessière et Jean-Marc Moura, Littératures postcoloniales et représentations de l’ailleurs: Afrique, Caraïbes, Canada (1999)
  • Elleke Boehmer, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature: migrant metaphors (1995)
  • Peter Childs and Patrick Williams, An Introduction to Postcolonial Studies (1997)
  • Tom Conley, 'From Detail to Periphery: All French Literature is Francophone, Yale French Studies, 103 (2003), pp. 166-176
  • Charles Forsdick and David Murphy, eds, Francophone Postcolonial Studies: a Critical Introduction (2003)
  • Charles Forsdick and David Murphy, eds, Postcolonial Thought in the French-Speaking World (2009) [chapter on VY Mudimbe]
  • Mary-Jean Green et al., Postcolonial Subjects: Francophone Women Writers (1996)
  • Peter Hawkins and Annette Lavers, eds., Protée Noir: Essais sur la littérature de l’Afrique noire et des Antilles (1992)
  • Lilyan Kestleloot, Les Ecrivains noirs de langue française: naissance d’une littérature (1963)
  • Belinda Jack, Francophone Literatures: An Introductory Survey (OUP: 1996)
  • Françoise Lionnet and Ronnie Scharfman, Post/Colonial Conditions: Exiles, Migrations and Nomadisms (2-Volume Special Edition of Yale French Studies (1993), 83/1 and 83/2)
  • Pat Little and Roger Little, eds., Black Accents (1993)
  • Ania Loomba, Colonialism/Postcolonialism (1998)
  • Jean-Marc Moura, Littératures francophones et théorie postcoloniale (1999)
  • Malcolm Offord, Laïla Ibnlfassi, Nicki Hitchcott, Sam Haigh and Rosemary Chapman, Francophone Literatures: A Literary And Linguistic Companion (2001)
  • Wilder, Gary, The French Imperial Nation-State: Negritude and Colonial Humanism between the Two World Wars (2005)

Literature from the Caribbean
  • Gertrud Aub-Buscher and Beverley Ormerod, eds, The Francophone Caribbean Today: Literature, Language, Culture (2003)
  • Autrement: Les Antilles, 41 (1989) (Special Edition)
  • Régis Antoine, La Littérature franco-antillaise: Haïti, Guadeloupe et Martinique (1992)
  • A James Arnold, Modernism and Negritude (1981)
  • A. James Arnold, Michael Dash et al, eds., A History of Literature in the Caribbean, I: Hispanic and Francophone Regions (1994)
  • Kathleen Balutansky and Marie-Agnès Sourieu, Caribbean Creolization: Reflections on the Cultural Dynamics of Language, Literature and Identity (1998)
  • Chris Bongie, Islands and Exiles: The Creole Identities of Post/Colonial Literature (1998)
  • Chris Bongie, Friends and Enemies : the Scribal Politics of Post/colonial Literature (2008)
  • Celia Britton, Edouard Glissant and Postcolonial Theory : Strategies of Language and Resistance (1999)
  • Celia Britton, The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction (2008)
  • Carole Boyce Davies and Elaine Savory Fido, Out of the Kumbla: Womanist Perspectives on Caribbean Prose (1988)
  • Richard D.E Burton, Le Roman marron: études sur la littérature martiniquaise contemporaine (1997) [Ch 4 on Chamoiseau]

  • Burton, Richard and Reno, Frank, eds., French and West Indian: Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guiana Today (1995)
  • Callaloo, 18:3 (1995) (Special Issue on Maryse Condé)
  • David Caute: Fanon (1970)
  • Patrick Chamoiseau, 'Reflections on Maryse Condé's Traversée de la mangrove',Callaloo, 14.2 (1991), 389-395.
  • Dominique Chancé, L’Auteur en souffrance: Essai sur la position et la représentation de l’auteur dans le roman antillais contemporain (1981-1992) (2000) [On Chamoiseau generally with chapter 6 on Chronique des sept misères].
  • Jacques Chevrier, Littérature nègre (1984)
  • Patrick Chamoiseau and Raphaël Confiant, Lettres créoles: Tracées antillaises et continentales de la littérature 1635-1975 (1991)
  • Maryse Condé, La Civilisation du bossale: réflexions sur la littérature orale de la Guadeloupe et de la Martinique (1978)
  • Jacqueline Couti, ‘L'Errance d'exil et le recadrage mémoriel dans Pélagie-la-Charrette d'Antonine Maillet et Chronique des sept misères de Patrick Chamoiseau’, Romance Studies, 29.2 (2011), 93-107
  • Pascale Da Souza, 'Traversée de la mangrove: Eloge de la créolité, écriture de l'opacité', French Review 73.5 (2000), 822-833

  • J. Michael Dash, The Other America: Caribbean Literature in a New World Context (1998) [Ch 6 on Chamoiseau]
  • Priska Degras, 'Maryse Condé: L'Ecriture de l'Histoire', L'Esprit Createur, 33.2 (1993), 73-81.

  • Frantz Fanon, Peau noire, masques blancs (1952)
  • Patrick ffrench 'Community in Maryse Condé's La Traversée de la mangrove', French Forum 22.1 (1997), 93-105.

  • Sam Haigh, ed., An Introduction to Caribbean Francophone Writing: Guadeloupe and Martinique (1999)
  • Sam Haigh, Mapping a Tradition: Francophone Women’s Writing from Guadeloupe (2000). [Chapter 4 on Traversée de la mangrove]
  • Pascal Kyiiripuo Kyoore, The African and Caribbean Historical Novel (1998)
  • Renée Larrier, 'A Roving 'I': 'Errance' and Identity in Maryse Condé's Traversée de la mangrove', Esprit Créateur 38.3 (1998), 84-94.

  • Christopher Miller, The French Atlantic triangle : Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade (2008)
  • Beverley Ormerod, An Introduction to the French Caribbean Novel (1985)
  • Delphine Perret, ‘Lire Chamoiseau’ in Maryse Condé and Madeleine Cottenet-Hage, Penser la créolité (1995), pp. 153-172
  • Françoise Pfaff, Entretiens avec Maryse Condé (1993)
  • Pierre Pinalie-Dracius, ‘Les Stratégies langagières dans Chronique des sept misères de Patrick Chamoiseau, in Antilla Kreyol, 9. (1987) [Ask SH if you would like a copy]
  • Raylene Ramsay, 'The Nature of Hybridity in Maryse Condé's Traversée de la mangrove', Nottingham French Studies 39.2 (2000), 213-225.

  • Mireille Rosello, Littérature et identité créole aux Antilles (1992)
  • Nathalie Schon, L’Auto-exotisme dans les littératures des Antilles françaises (2003)
  • See also the online magazines devoted to the Caribbean: http://www.gensdelacaraibe.org/index.php and http://www.smallaxe.net/sxsalon/opening.php
African Literature
  • Kwame anthony Appiah, In My Father's House (1992) [some Focus on Mudimbe and Entre les eaux]
  • Richard Bjornson, The African Quest for Freedom and Identity: Cameroonian Writing and the National Experience (1991)
  • Dorothy Blair, African Literature in French (1976)
  • Katherine Ashley, Prix Goncourt, 1903-2003 : essais critiques (2004) [Chapter 4 on Batouala by René Maran]
  • Jacques Bourgeacq, ‘The Eye Motif and Narrative Strategy in Ferdinand Oyono’s Une Vie de boy: An Ethno-Cultural Perspective’, The French Review, Vol. 66, No. 5 (1993), pp. 788-799
  • Carole Boyce Davies and Anne Adams Graves, Ngambika: Studies of Women in African Literature (1990)
  • Eloïse Brière, Le Roman Camerounais et ses discours (1993)
  • Susan Domowitz, ‘The Orphan in Cameroon Folklore and Fiction’, Research in African Literatures, Vol. 12, No. 3 (1981), pp. 350-358
  • John D. Erickson, Nommo: African Fiction in French South of the Sahara (1979)
  • Johannes Fabian, Out of our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa (2000)
  • Romuald Fonkoua, Les Discours de voyage. Afrique-Antilles (1999)
  • Romuald Fonkua & Pierre Halen, Les Champs littraires africains (2001)
  • Pierre-Philippe Fraiture, 'Batouala: un vrai roman d'un faux ethnographe?', Francofonia, 14 (2005), pp. 23-37
  • Pierre-Philippe Fraiture, La mesure de l'autre : Afrique subsaharienne et roman ethnographique de Belgique et de France, 1918-1940 (2007)
  • Pierre-Philippe Fraiture, 'Mudimbe's Fetish of the West and Epistemological Utopianism', French Studies, 63 (3) (2009), pp. 308-322
  • Xavier Garnier, Le Roman swahili - la notion de "littérature mineure" à l'épreuve (2006)
  • Else Geneste, 'Enlightenment and Romanticism in the French Defence of Black People in the 1920s: The Ligue Universelle de Défence de la Race noire agaisnt the Colonial Republic', International Journal of Francophone Studies, 14 (2011), pp. . 43-56
  • Keith Harrow, Thresholds of Change in African Literature (1994)
  • Laila Ibnlfassi and Nicki Hitchcott, eds., African Francophone Writing: A Critical Introduction (1996)
  • Adèle Kingué and Odile Cazenave, ‘Pour une approche comparée des oeuvres africaines d’expression française: quelques exemples appliqueés’, The French Review, Vol. 70, No, 1 (1996), pp. 65-81
  • Kai Kresse, Reading Mudimbe, Journal of African Cultural Studies, 17:1 (2005)
  • Pascal Kyiiripuo Kyoore, The African and Caribbean Historical Novel (1998)
  • Anne McClintock, Aamir Mufti, and Ella Shohat (ed.), Dangerous Liaisons : Gender, Nation, and Postcolonial Perspectives (1997) [chapter on Entre les eaux by VY Mudimbe]
  • Christopher Miller, Theories of Africans: Francophone Literature and Anthropology in Africa (1990). Includes a chapter on Oyono.
  • Christopher Miller, Nationalists and Nomads: Essays on Francophone African Literature and Culture (1998). Includes a chapter on Oyono.
  • Mildred Mortimer, Journeys through the French African Novel (1990)
  • Patrice Nganang, Manifeste d'une nouvelle littérature africaine : pour une littérature préemptive (2007)
  • Pieterse, Mortimer and Linneman, Literature of Africa and the African Continuum (1989)
  • Craig V. Smith, ‘The Stereography of Class, Race and Nation in God’s Bits of Wood’, Research in African Literatures, Vol. 24, No. 1 (1993), pp. 51-66.
  • Ndachi Tagne, Romans et réalités camerounaises (1986)
  • RituTyagi, Ananda Devi: Feminism, Narration and Polyphony (2013)
  • Clive Wake, 'Mudimbe and the Dilemma of the African Priest', Journal of Religion in Africa, 19:1 (1989), pp. 20-26.
Indian Ocean Literature
  • Véronique Bragard, Transoceanic Dialogues : Coolitude in Caribbean and Indian Ocean Literatures (2008)
  • Gwyn Campbell (ed.),The Structure of Slavery in Indian Ocean Africa and Asia (2004)
  • Gwyn Campbell (ed.), Abolition and its Aftermath in Indian Ocean Africa and Asia (2005)
  • Amaleena Damlé, ‘The Semantic of Hybridity in Le Sari vert', in Gill Rye (ed), Women's Writing in Twenty-First-Century France: Life as Literature (2013)

  • Robert Harms et al. (eds), Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition (2013)

  • Ashwiny Kistnareddy, Locating Hybridity : Creole, Identities and Body Politics in the Novels of Ananda Devi (2015)

  • Françoise Lionnet (ed.), 'Between Words and Images: the Culture of Mauritius', International Journal of Francophone Sttudies, 13 (3&4) (2010)

  • Srilata Ravi, ‘Island Hinduism: Religion and Modernity in Francophone Indian Ocean Literature’, in Chantal Zabus: The Future of Postcolonial Studies (2015)

  • Pascal de Souza (ed.), 'Oceanic Routes: Migrations and métissage in South Pacific Literatures and Trvelogues', International Journal of Francophone Sttudies, 11 (4) (2008)
  • Peter Hawkins, The other Hybrid Archipelago : Introduction to the Literatures and Cultures of the Francophone Indian Ocean (2007)
  • Ritu Tyagi, Ananda Devi: Feminism, Narration and Polyphony (2013)
Québecois Literature
  • Bernard Aresu, 'Québécois, postcolonial: A propos du Premier jardin d'Anne Hébert', in Régis Antoine, Carrefour de cultures (1993), pp. 555-568.
  • Neil Bishop, Anne Hébert: Son Oeuvre, leurs exils (1993)
  • Rosemary Chapman, Siting the Quebec novel : the representation of space in Francophone writing in Quebec (2000).
  • Paul Raymond Côté, ‘Le Premier Jardin d’Anne Hébert ou le faux double dénoncé’, American Review of Canadian Studies, 18:4 (1988), 419-429. Available via Course Extracts

  • Erick Falardeau, 'Fictionnalisation de l'histoire: Le Premier Jardin d'Anne Hébert', Voix et Images: Littérature Québécoise, 22.3 [66] (1997 Spring), 557-568.
  • Jacqueline Ferry, ‘Du Premier jardin au jardin des délices terrestres’, AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Languiage and Literature Association, 80 (1993), pp. 17-30
  • Francois Gallays et al., Le roman contemporain au Québec (1960-1985), Archives des lettres canadiennes, Tome VIII (1992)
  • Karen Gould, Writing in the Feminine: Feminism and Experimental Writing in Québec (1990)
  • Mary Jean Green et al., Postcolonial Subjects: Francophone Women Writers (1996)
  • Roger Hyman, ‘Writing Against Knowing, writing against certainty; or what’s really under the veranda in Jacques Poulin’s Volkswagen Blues’, Journal of Canadian Studies, 34.3 (1999), 106-133.
  • Kathleen Kellett-Betsos, 'La Fugue, la fuite et l'espace franchi dans Le Premier jardin d'Anne Hébert', Studies in Canadian Literature/Etudes en Littérature Canadienne, 29.1 (2004): 50-62.
  • David Leahy, ‘Running in the Family, Volkswagen Blues and Heroine: Three Post/Colonial Post-Modernist Quests?’, Kunapipi, 14:3 (1992), pp. 67-82.
  • Heather Macfarlane, ‘Volkswagen Blues Twenty-Five Years Later: Revisiting Poulin's Pitsémine’, Studies in Canadian Literature/Etudes en Littérature Canadienne, 34:2 (2009), pp. 5-21.
  • Jessica McBride, 'New Historical Space in Anne Hébert's Le Premier Jardin', Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, 15.3 (2011): 279-288.
  • Gilles Marcotte, Littérature et circonstances (1989)
  • Anne-Marie Miraglia, L’Ecriture de l’autre chez Jacques Poulin.
  • Constantina T. Mitchell & Paul R. Côte, ‘Ordre et Rite: la fonction du cortège dans Le Premier Jardin d’Anne Hébert’, The French Review, 64:3 (1991), pp. 452-462
  • Jean Morency, Le mythe américain dans les fictions d'Amérique: De Washington Irving à Jacques Poulin (1994).
  • Janis L. Pallister, ed, The art and genius of Anne Hébert : essays on her works : night and the day are one (2001)
  • Janet M. Paterson, ‘Ni l’un ni l’autre: l’ambivalence du discours hétérogène dans Volkswagen Blues’, University of Toronto Quarterly, 63:4 (1994), pp. 605-613.
  • Nancy PedriTitre. 'Cartographic Explorations of Self in Michael Ondaatje's Running in the Family and Jacques Poulin's Volkswagen Blues', International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes, 38, 2008, p. 41-60.
  • Lee Skallerup, Anne Hebert: Essays on Her Works (2010)

  • Patricia Smart, Writing in the Father’s House: The Emergence of the Feminine in the Québec Literary Tradition (1999)
  • Paul Socken, The Myth of the Lost Paradise in the Novels of Jacques Poulin (1993).
  • Lori Saint-Martin, 'Les Premières Mères, Le Premier Jardin', Voix et Images: Litterature Quebecoise, 20.3 [60] (1995): 667-681.
  • Voix et Images, 15:1 (1989). Special Issue on Jacques Poulin
  • Adam Paul Weisman, 'Postcolonialism in North America: Imaginative Colonization in Henry David Thoreau's A Yankee in Canada and Jacques Poulin's Volkswagen Blues, Massachusetts Review 36.3 (Autumn 1995): 477-500.
Literature of the Maghreb

See: http://limag.com/.

  • Hédi Abdel-Jaouad, ‘“Too much in the sun”: Sons, Mothers and Impossible Alliances in Francophone Maghrebian Writing’, Research in African Literatures 27:3 (1996), pp. 14-33
  • Aliette, Armel, ‘Assia Djebar: La Mémoire des femmes’, Magazine Littéraire, 410 (2002 June), 98-103
  • Jacqueline Arnaud, La Littérature maghrébine de langue française, Tome I: Origines et perspectives (1986)
  • Michèle Bacholle, ‘Women in Their Apartment: The Trespassing Gaze’, West Virginia University Philological Papers, 48 (2001-2002), 18-28 [Short Loan photocopy]
  • Lachen Benchama, L’Oeuvre de Driss Chraïbi: Réception des Littératures maghrébines du Maroc (1994)
  • Stéphanie Boibessot, ‘Voix et voies sur les chemins de l'identité féminine dans Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement d'Assia Djebar’, Dalhousie French Studies, 57 (2001), 137-50 [Short Loan photocopy]
  • Beida Chikhi, Littérature algérienne. Désir d’histoire et ésthétique (1997)
  • Jean Déjeux, La Littérature féminine de langue française au Maghreb (1994)
  • Jean Déjeux, ‘Francophone Literature in the Maghreb: The Problem and the Possibility’, Research in African Literatures, 23:2 (1996), pp. 5-19
  • John Erickson, Islam and Postcolonial Narrative (1998)
  • Fallaize, Elizabeth, 'Translating Delacroix: Assia Djebar's Les femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement', Australian Journal of French Studies, 45: 2 (2008), pp. 110-124
  • Rita Faulkner, ‘Assia Djebar, Frantz Fanon, Women, Veils, and Land’, World Literature Today, 70: 4 (1996), 847-55
  • Marc Gontard, Violence du texte: étude sur la littérature marocaine de langue francaise (1981)
  • Marc Gontard, Le Moi étrange: littérature marocaine de langue francaise (1993)
  • Marc Gontard, Regards sur la francophonie (1993)
  • Nicholas Harrison, Postcolonial Criticism: History, Theory and the Work of Fiction (2003)
  • Kenneth Harrow: The Marabout and the Muse: New Approaches to Islam in African Literature (1996)
  • Kadra-Hadjadji Houaria, Contestation et révolte dans l’oeuvre de Driss Chraïbi (1986)
  • Marnia Lazreg, The Eloquence of Silence: Algerian Women in Question (1994)
  • Danielle Marx-Scouras, ‘A Literature of Departure: The Cross-Cultural Writing of Driss Chraïbi’, Research in African Literatures, 23: 2 (1992), pp. 131-44.
  • Danielle Marx-Scouras, ‘Salutary Doubts in the Convictions of Civilization: The Fiction of Driss Chraïbi’, in Claude Bouygues, ed., Texte Africain et voies/voix critiques: littératures africaines et antillaises (1992)
  • Donna McCormack, Queer Postcolonial Narratives and the Ethics of Witnessing (2014) [Chapter 2 on Tahar Ben Jelloun's L'Enfant de sable and La Nuit sacrée] see relevant chapter here: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/search/extracts/fr/fr224/mccormack_d_2014.pdf
  • Fatima Mernissi, Beyond the Veil: Male-female dynamics in Muslim society (1985)
  • Zara Mezgueldi, ‘Mother-word and French-Language Morrocan Writing’, Research in African Literatures, 27:3 (1996), pp. 1-14
  • Mildred Mortimer, 'Interview with Assia Djebar’, Research in African Literatures 19.2 (1988)
  • Jenny Murray, Remembering the (post)colonial Self : Memory and Identity in the Novels of Assia Djebar (2008)
  • Bahadur Tejani, ‘A Modern Afro-Islamic Vision through Art’, African Literature Today, 12 (1982), pp. 154-162
  • West-Pavlov, Russell, 'The Fictions of Clandestinity: Dream and Reality in Ben Jelloun and Skif', Australian Journal of French Studies, 45: 2 (2008), pp. 164-178
  • Winifred Woodhull, Transfigurations of the Maghreb: feminism, decolonisation, literatures (1993)

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