Aunt Resia and the spirits and other stories

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University of Virginia Press , Charlottesville
StatementYanick Lahens ; translated by Betty Wilson ; afterword by Marie-Agnes Sourieau
SeriesCARAF books
ContributionsWilson, Betty, 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ3949.2.L295 A6 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 212 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448372M
ISBN 139780813929002, 9780813929019, 9780813929590
LC Control Number2009031102

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For decades among the forefront of Haitian writers, Lahens has embarked on a renewal of the genre of short stories that she inherited from Caribbean--and especially Haitian--traditions.4/5. Aunt Résia and the Spirits and Other Stories (CARAF Books: Caribbean and African Literature Translated from French) Paperback – February 4, by Yanick Lahens (Author) › Visit Amazon's Yanick Lahens Page.

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All the stories are interesting and well-written. If you are a short story buff, I highly recommend this 4/5(1). Aunt Résia and the Spirits and Other Stories includes seventeen short stories from three different volumes: Tante Resia et les dieux (L'Harmattan, ), La petite corruption (Editions Mémoire, ), and La folie était venue avec la pluie (Presses Nationales d'Haïti, ).

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Aunt Resia and the Spirits and Other Stories By Yanick Lahens. Our Price: $ Format: Paperback; ISBN In this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat reflects on art and exile, examining whatr it means to ben an immigrant artist from a country in crisis.

a collection of essays. Yanick Lahens (née le 22 décembre à Port-au-Prince en Haïti) est une écrivaine haïtienne. Après des études à l'université Paris-Sorbonne, Elle rentre à Haïti à Port-au-Prince ou elle enseigne la littérature et fait de la radio avant de partager son temps entre l’écriture et le développement social et culturel de son pays.

Vol. 85, No. 1, January/February Published by: Board of Regents of the University of book reviews, travel writing, and coverage of the other arts, culture, and politics as they intersect with literature. Now in its ninth decade of Aunt Résia and the Spirits and Other Stories by Yanick Lahens, Betty Wilson, Edwidge Danticat.

The Company of Heaven: Stories from Haiti, by Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell —Review by M. Lynn Weiss. Aunt Résia and the Spirits and Other Stories, by Yanick Lahens —Review by Joëlle Vitiello.

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work, by Edwidge Danticat —Review by Tomaz Cunningham. This debut collection of short stories from Petina Gappah was the winner of the Guardian First Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, two of the more prestigious literary prizes.

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Translated by Betty Wilson. Foreword by Edwidge Danticat. Introduction by Marie-Agnès Sourieau. The Haiti of Yanick Lahens's path-breaking short fiction is a country demanding our compassion as it reveals to us its horrors.

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By Yanick Lahens, translated by Betty Wilson, foreword by Edwidge Danticat, afterword by Marie-Agnès Sourieau. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press. CARAF Books, ISBN   The first story, published in Tante Resia et les dieux and Aunt Resia and the Spirits and Other Stories (; ), tells about the untimely and senseless death of Martine Durand, an upper middle-class woman at the hand of young thugs.

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Aunt Résia and the Spirits and Other Stories (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press,cloth US$ ) brings. Haitian modernist Yanick Lahens’s first short story collection, lauded here by.

Edwige Danticat in a Foreword and Marie-Agnès Sourieau in an Afterword, and which was published in French into an Anglophone audience. Over 1, titles online.

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