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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 104–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Eleanor Paynter; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair Migritude literature, or the literature of postcolonial migration, is often autobiographical and thus productively read through the lens of life writing. How authors position the immigrant self as subject sheds light on narrative...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 54–66.
Published: 01 May 2020
... authors and activists like Fatou Diome, Shailja Patel, Abdourahman Waberi, and Igiaba Scego contribute to a new literary, cultural, and political genre called migritude. Migritude initially indicated a group of younger African authors in Paris but has since expanded to include Europe beyond France...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 67–84.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Vanita Reddy; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair This article examines the queer feminist Afro-Asian poetics and politics of spoken word and performance artist Shailja Patel’s 2006 onewoman show and 2010 prose poem, both titled Migritude . Patel’s migritude poetics resonates...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Brinda J. Mehta; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair The term migritude was first coined by French theorist Jacques Chevrier to characterize “extracontinental” francophone sub-Saharan literatures that have their roots in negritude and immigration. Kenyan cultural artist Shailja Patel...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 142–156.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of migritude,” as Lila Azam Zanganeh notably called her. Moving from the rich exegeses of the liminal, haunted, frequently abjected, migritude conditions of her fictional—and often autobiographical—heroines, Diome has now arrived inside the Hexagon, where her words harmonize with a sizable chorus of interior...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 169–173.
Published: 01 May 2020
... . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Mbembe Achille . 2010 . Sortir de la grande nuit: Essai sur l’Afrique décolonisée . Paris : La Découverte . Mbembe Achille . 2016 . Politiques de l’inimitié . Paris : La Découverte . Patel Shailja . 2010 . Migritude . New...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 157–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., and migritude, a burgeoning global literary genre and field of scholarship that addresses contemporary discourses of migration and their colonial histories. Scego discusses her resistance to the category of “migrant writer” and the challenge of retelling stories of postcolonial African diaspora to Italy...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 175–180.
Published: 01 May 2020
...) and editor of Teaching Anglophone Caribbean Litera- ture (MLA Options for Teaching). Shailja Patel is author of Migritude (2010). She received the 2018 Brittle Paper Anniversary Award for On Postcolonial Theory and was 2019 keynote speaker for the Journal of Narrative Theory Dialogue at Eastern Michigan...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 124–141.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of migrants mobility, social relationships, and labor. Hage represents the city as a space where migrants are exploited by bourgeois society but fight back. The neologism migritude that poet, writer, and performance artist Shailja Patel (2010: 143) coined to express the notion of migrants with attitude...