The Resource Conversations with Edwidge Danticat, edited by Maxine Lavon Montgomery

Conversations with Edwidge Danticat, edited by Maxine Lavon Montgomery

Label
Conversations with Edwidge Danticat
Title
Conversations with Edwidge Danticat
Statement of responsibility
edited by Maxine Lavon Montgomery
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This volume sheds a much-needed light on Edwidge Danticat (b. 1969) and her ability to depict timely issues in sparkling prose that delves deep into the borderlands, an uncharted in-between space located outside fixed geographic, cultural, and ideological bounds. Prevalent throughout many interviews here is Danticat's expressed determination not only to reveal Haitian immigrant experience, but also to make that nuanced culture and its vibrant traditions accessible to a wide audience. These interviews coincide with Edwidge Danticat's evolving artistic vision, her steady book publication, and her expanding roles as fiction writer, essayist, memoirist, documentarian, young adult book author, editor, songwriter, cultural critic, and political commentator. Dating from her appearance on the literary scene at the age of twenty-five, the many interviews that she has granted attest to not only her productivity, but also her accessibility to scholars, teachers, writers, and journalists eager for knowledge about her vision. Included in this volume are interviews that range from 2000, covering the publication of her debut work of fiction, Breath, Eyes, Memory, to a personal interview conducted with the volume editor in 2016. In that conversation, which appears for the first time as part of this collection, Danticat provides insight into little-known aspects of her life, art, and politics. Her candid interviews carry out a careful stripping away of preconceived notions of Danticat, disclosing the private and public life of a first-class writer and intellectual whose countless achievements have assured her an enduring place within contemporary world letters."--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Danticat, Edwidge
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3554.A5815
LC item number
Z46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Montgomery, Maxine Lavon
Series statement
Literary conversations series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Danticat, Edwidge
  • Danticat, Edwidge
  • Authors, American
  • Haitian American authors
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Caribbean & Latin American
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / African American
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Black Studies (Global)
  • Authors, American
  • Haitian American authors
Label
Conversations with Edwidge Danticat, edited by Maxine Lavon Montgomery
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 237 pages
Isbn
9781496812551
Lccn
2017006309
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other control number
40027281158
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962552498
  • (OCoLC)ocn962552498
Label
Conversations with Edwidge Danticat, edited by Maxine Lavon Montgomery
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 237 pages
Isbn
9781496812551
Lccn
2017006309
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other control number
40027281158
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962552498
  • (OCoLC)ocn962552498

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