Of Suffocated Hearts and Tortured Souls: Seeking Subjecthood Through Madness in Francophone Women's Writing of Africa and the Caribbean
Lexington Books, 2003 - 197 pages
Bringing together elements of psychoanalytic, philosophical, and literary theory, Orlando (French, Illinois Wesleyan U.) investigates the use of madness in francophone feminist authors in Africa and the Caribbean. Issues of otherness, exile, and marginalization are examined and the contribution of these factors to madness is discussed. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
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