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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
N'Zengou-Tayo, Marie-José
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Title, Analytic
Haitian children in popular migration as seen by Edwidge Danticat and Maryse Conde
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Newson, Adele S.; Strong-Leek, Linda
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Winds of change: The transforming voices of women
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Refereed
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New York
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Peter Lang
Date of Publication
1998
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93-100
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Abstract
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.....
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