TITLE

A Return to Guyane: The Use of the Folk Tale in Veillées noires

PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Francopolyphonies;2014, Vol. 16, p145
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the use of folk tales in the short story "Veillées noires" by Négritude author Léon-Gontran Damas. It explores how Damas conceptualised his resistance to French colonialism through orality. Also discussed are the promotion of Négritude through folk tale and the process of criticizing colonialism.
ACCESSION #
95956831

 

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