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Packaging Post/Coloniality: The Manufacture of Literary Identity in the Francophone World

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In Packaging Post/Coloniality, Richard Watts breaks from convention and reads Francophone books by their covers, focusing on the package over the content. Watts looks at the ways that the 'paratext' the covers, illustrations, promotional summaries, epigraphs, dedications, and prefaces or forewords that enclose the text mediates creative works by writers from sub-Saharan Af ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published April 7th 2005 by Lexington Books (first published January 1st 2005)
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Purple Iris
p. 9: project of Francophone women writers. can they really have ONE project. how do we determine what that ONE project would be?


p. 49: "francophone literature" (a linguistic, geographical, and cultural definition that implies non-European ethnic or national affiliation.
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