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Author Ramsay, Raylene L., author.

Title The literatures of the French Pacific : reconfiguring hybridity : the case of Kanaky-New Caledonia / Raylene Ramsay.

Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (397 pages)
Series Contemporary French and francophone cultures ; 32
Contemporary French and francophone cultures ; 32.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-372) and index.
Contents Behind the accounts of the first encounter and the tales of oral tradition: reading Kanak-New Caledonian texts as palimpsest -- Writing (in) the language(s) of the other: translation as third space -- Histories of exile and home: strategic hybridity -- Locating the first man in the (hi)stories of Kanaky: internal Kanak hybridities -- The paradoxical pathways of the first Kanak woman writer: D�ew�e Gorod�e's Parti Pris of indigeneity -- The hybrid within: the first Kanak novel, L'�Epave [The Wreck], and the cannibal ogre -- Cross-cultural readings of 'Le Ma�itre de Kon�e' [The Master of Kon�e]: intertextuality as hybridity -- Writing M�etissage in New Caledonian non-Kanak literatures: from colonial to postcolonial hybridities -- A multicultural future (Destin Commun) for New Caledonia?: from M�etissage to hybridities -- Summing up.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Pacific Island literature (French) -- History and criticism.
Cultural fusion in literature.
New Caledonia -- Literatures.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781781380376 (hbk.)
1781380376 (hbk.)
9781781385883 (e-book)