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Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Haitian children in popular migration as seen by Edwidge Danticat and Maryse Conde
Newson, Adele S.; Strong-Leek, Linda
Winds of change: The transforming voices of women
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Examines children's representation in fiction by women and deals with Haitian popular migration. Edwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes, Memory and Maryse Conde's Haiti Chérie are compared in relation with Marie-Thérèse Colimon's short story Bonne Fête, Maman from Le Chant des Sirènes (1979). In Haiti, children must be seen but not heard. Invisible migrants, they have been ignored until recently in the writings concerning the Haitian migration.....