“Obeah” and Other Martinican Stories (Ruth Simms Hamilton by Marie-Magdeleine Carbet,E. Anthony Hurley

By Marie-Magdeleine Carbet,E. Anthony Hurley

This quantity includes French models and English translations of 7 brief tales written by means of Marie-Magdeleine Carbet, Martinique’s such a lot prolific girl author. 4 of those tales are formerly unpublished, culled from files got from Carbet’s niece. whereas analyses of the literature of the French Caribbean have tended to painting those humans regularly as being affected by pathologies of colonial oppression, the events and reflections offered in those tales supply varied views at the lives and issues of standard Martinicans and therefore offer perception into many of the lacking hyperlinks of the sociocultural scene. This special, multifaceted textual content fills a tremendous pedagogical and scholarly want, and permits the reader to entry the day-by-day lives of French Caribbeans in a considerably genuine way.

 

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