Fiona Darroch

Memory and Myth. Postcolonial Religion in Contemporary Guyanese Fiction and Poetry


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Edité par Fiona Darroch
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

This bilingual collection illustrates the concept of the ‘Warrior of the Imaginary’, as defined by Patrick Chamoiseau, in a multi-faceted corpus of texts. Francophone contributions explore the role of the Caribbean writer in works by Chamoiseau, Édouard Glissant, Daniel Maximin, and Joseph Zobel. Essays in English focus not only on familiar writers (Dionne Brand, Edwidge Danticat, Wilson Harris, Jamaica Kincaid, Caryl Phillips, Derek Walcott) but also on less widely studied voices (Robert Ant ...