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'Americanité' or 'Antillanité'? Changing perspectives on identity in post-négritude Francophone Caribbean poetry

Author(s): Anthea Morrison

Journal: New West Indian Guide
ISSN 1382-2373

Volume: 67;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 33;
Date: 1993;
Original page

Keywords: Martinique | Guadeloupe | Literature | Rupaire S | Melon-Degras A

Analysis of Francophone Caribbean poetry focusing on the notions of Antillanité and Américanité as they relate to the work of Sonny Rupaire and Alfred Melon-Degras. The author emphasizes the varying impulses and allegiances which may confront the Francophone Caribbean writer wrestling with his identity.
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