Abstract

Setting Desbordes-Valmore's Les Veillées des Antilles in the context of the nineteenth-century sentimental novella and exotic narrative, the article examines how generic hybridity in Sarah shapes colonial memory and amnesia. The poem in the novella produces discontinuities in the narrative that spur acts of remembrance and force identification with the slave.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1931-0234
Print ISSN
0014-0767
Pages
pp. 57-67
Launched on MUSE
2007-12-26
Open Access
No
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