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McCusker, Maeve

Fictions of Whiteness

Imagining the Planter Caste in the French Caribbean Novel Maeve McCusker

The Antilles remain a society preoccupied with gradations of skin color and with the social hierarchies that largely reflect, or are determined by, racial identity. Yet francophone postcolonial studies have largely overlooked a key figure in plantation literature: the béké, the white Creole... More