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Les Mots du bled. Cration contemporaine en langues maternelles, les artistes ont la parole, Dominique Caubet (ed.), (2004) Paris: L'Harmattan, 237 pp., ISBN 2-7475-6249-2 (pbk), 20

Colonial Cinema and Imperial France 19191939: White Blind Spots, Male Fantasies, Settler Myths, David Henry Slavin (2001) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, xv + 300 pp., ISBN 0-8018-6616-2 (hbk), 32

Vietnamese Voices: Gender and Cultural Identity in the Vietnamese Francophone Novel, Nathalie Huynh Chau Nguyen (2003) DeKalb, IL: Southeast Asia Publications, 239 pp., ISBN 1-891134-26-4 (pbk), 19.95

Francophone Postcolonial Studies: A Critical Introduction, Charles Forsdick and David Murphy (eds), (2003) London: Arnold, 305 pp., ISBN 0-340-80801-2 (hbk), 50, 0-340-80802-0 (pbk), 16.99

Of Suffocated Hearts and Tortured Souls: Seeking Subjecthood through Madness in Francophone Women's Writing of Africa and the Caribbean, Valrie Orlando (2003) La Lanham, Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Oxford: Lexington Books, 197 pp., ISBN 0-7391-0563-9 (pbk), 25

Le Creuset des cultures: la littrature antillaise, Jean Faustman (2004) New York: Peter Lang, 138 pp., ISBN 0-8204-6732-4 (hbk),39, 54.95, 55

Cacosme littraire. La fonction du personnage amricain dans le roman hatien partir de 1915, Jacques-Raphal Georges (2004) New York: Peter Lang, 179 pp., ISBN 0-8204-6196 (hbk), 36.40, 61.95, 52

Portrait du dcolonis arabo-musulman et de quelques autres, Albert Memmi (2004) Paris: Gallimard, 168 pp., ISBN 2070773779 (pbk), 15

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Affiliations: 1: University of Surrey. 2: Cardiff University. 3: University of Westminster. 4: Univesity of Minnesota-Twin cities. 5: University College Dublin. 6: Freelance Researcher. 7: Montclair State University.

Publication date: December 1, 2005

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  • The International Journal of Francophone Studies offers a critical preview for a new development in the understanding of 'France outside France', with a thorough insight into the network of disciplinary issues affiliated with this study. The journal complements the thriving area of scholarly interest in the French-speaking regions of the world, bringing a location of linguistic, cultural, historical and social dynamics within a single academic arena.
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