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FREN6744

Food in Contemp Fr W Indes Lit

Nourriture terrestre antillaise / Terrestrial Food in Contemporary French West Indes Literature

Food and Kitchen are always represented in contemporary West Indies literature. This course proposes to analyse forms and places, discourses and narrations, significations and ideologies in Patrick Chamoiseau’s Chronique des sept misères, Maryse Conde’s, Victoire, la saveur et les mots, André & Simone Schwarzt-Bart’s Un plat de porc aux bananes vertes and Gisèle Pineau’s Chair Piment.

Texts : Patrick Chamoiseau, Chronique des sept misères (Paris, Gallimard) ; Maryse Condé, Victoire, la saveur et les mots (Paris, Mercure de France) ; André et Simone Schwartz-Bart, Un plat de porc aux bananes vertes (Paris, Seuil, Points) ; Gisèle Pineau, Chair Piment (Paris, Gallimard, Folio).
Subject:
French
Department:
French
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature

Sections

Summer 2010

FREN6744A-L10 Lecture (Fonkoua)