A Homeward Journey: Edwidge Danticat's Fictional Landscapes, Mindscapes, Genescapes, and Signscapes in Breath, Eyes, Memory
- Edwidge Danticat: A bitter legacy revisited. Charters, Mallay // Publishers Weekly;8/17/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 33, p42
Profiles the author Edwidge Danticat. Her novels `Breath, Eyes, Memory,' `Krik? Krak!,' and `The Farming of Bones'; The selection of `Breath, Eyes, Memory' for Oprah Winfrey's book club; Awards; Personal background; Her experiences and travels in Haiti; Education; Details on `The Farming of Bones.'
- Edwidge Danticat's Kitchen History. Loichot, Valérie // Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism;Oct2004, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p92
The article establishes food as an unavoidable and complex form of language necessary to remember the past and to heal the self and communities in the aftermath of diaspora, immigration, and exile and sets out to present Haitian American writer Edwidge Danticat's "Breath, Eyes, Memory," as an...
- The Voice of the Storytellers. Anglesey, Zoë // Multicultural Review;
This article presents an interview with Edwidge Danticat about aspects of her novel, The Farming of Bones, and her views on historical fiction, language, and the benefits that come from maintaining close ties with one's community and multicultural lifestyle. Danticat's debut novel, Breath, Eyes,...
- "Silences Too Horrifi c to Disturb": Writing Sexual Histories in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes, Memory. Francis, Donette A. // Research in African Literatures;Summer2004, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p75
Women's stories of sexual abuse are often subordinated to larger political narratives of the nation-state, and this is especially true of Haiti, where the nation's political upheavals, poverty, and refugees overwhelm the global imagination. This essay reads Edwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes,...
- Challenging Internal Colonialism: Edwidge Danticat's Feminist Emancipatory Enterprise. Johnson, Newtona // Obsidian III;Fall/Winter2005-Spring/Summer2006, Vol. 6/7 Issue 2/1, p147
This essay examines the complex intersections of displacement and feminine emancipation in Edwidge Danticat's novel "Breath, Eyes, Memory." Approach used by the author to depict the territorial displacement as an emancipatory site for women; Emphasis given by the author to psychological...
- "Let the words bring wings to our feet"" Negotiating Exile and Trauma through Narrative in Danticat's "Breath, Eyes, Memory." Rossi, Jennifer C. // Obsidian III;Fall/Winter2005-Spring/Summer2006, Vol. 6/7 Issue 2/1, p203
This essay discusses the link between exile and trauma in the novel "Breath, Eyes, Memory," by Edwidge Danticat. Illustration of how a person who is a victim of trauma can be exiled from own body; Effect of separation on self-identity; Approach used by the author in narrating the psychological...
- True Stories of Love, Loss, Longing. Medwick, Cathleen // O, The Oprah Magazine;Oct2007, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p256
The article reviews several books "Breath, Eyes, Memory," by Edwidge Danticat, "The Florist's Daughter," by Patricia Hampl, and "Foreskin's Lament," by Shalom Auslander.
- EDWIDGE DANTICAT: A VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS. Wucker, Michele // Americas;May/Jun2000, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p40
Features writer and activist Edwidge Danticat, from Haiti. Educational background; Controversies surrounding her novel `The Farming of Bones'; Immigrant and human rights issues which inspire her activist activities.
- Phantom Hearts. // What's a Black Critic to Do?;2003, p73
The article profiles Haitian author Edwidge Danticat. According to the author, the novels of Danticat celebrates village life just like Haiti's oral storytellers. He added that the work of Danticat resembles Haiti's "naif" school of painters renowned for their depictions of peasant culture....