Schwarz-Bart: Pluie et Vent sur Télumée Miracle ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Alfred Fralin

Schwarz-Bart: Pluie et Vent sur Télumée Miracle

Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: March 2015
ISBN: 9781472538659
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$16.99
Our price:
$14.99

You save: $2.00 (12%)
Great-granddaughter of Minerve, first woman of the Guadeloupean branch of the Lougandor family to be freed from slavery in 1848, the elderly Telum¿e tells the story of her own difficult life and that of her ancestors. It is a poor black woman's tale of heroic survival, set in the early 20th century, harsh agrarian environment of a Caribbean island.

Through the richly imaged narration of a constantly evolving, cultural significant and always entertaining saga, the author leads the reaer into her native West Indian realm of legends, magic, folkloric wisdom and traditional reverence for the elderly and the past. Her protagonist, Telum¿e, embodies the innate strength and nobility of women in general and of black Caribbean women in particular.

Published in 1972, this book received Elle magazine's literary prize. This edition reflects the editor's personal acquaintance with the author, and her country. It provides a synthesis of the latest critical studies, and a thorough interpretation of Creole terms, symbolic imagery and a unique cultural background.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Schwarz-Bart: Pluie et Vent sur T¿lum¿e Miracle ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
7095 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.