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lie Stphenson: un patriote apatride

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Abstract:

This article examines the work of Elie Stphenson, an important cultural figure in French Guiana. The first part of this essay exposes how Stphenson's poetry subverts the word pays and how the poet denounces the negative effects of departmentalisation through a rather vigorous prose. The second part of the article demonstrates how Stphenson's play entitled Massak offers a new and surprising interpretation of slavery, where slaves are viewed as individuals and as such, they too were faced with existential choices.

Keywords: Elie Stphenson; Guyane franaise; dpartementalisation; esclavage; existentialisme; pays

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1386/ijfs.11.1and2.151_1

Affiliations: University of Nevada Reno.

Publication date: 2008-06-16

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