A Homeward Journey: Edwidge Danticat's Fictional Landscapes, Mindscapes, Genescapes, and Signscapes in Breath, Eyes, Memory

Samway, Patrick
December 2003
Mississippi Quarterly;Winter2003/2004, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p75
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses the works of Edwidge Danticat, a naturalized American citizen of Haitian descent. Danticat's consideration of Haiti as both her country and her home; Plot of "Breath, Eyes, Memory"; Transnational accessibility provided by the novel because of its publication in English and French; Willingness of Danticat's publishers to spend the necessary funds to promote her work because of the American literary awards she has received.


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