Renée Gosson, associate professor of French and Francophone studies, has built her scholarly oeuvre on the literature and culture of the French Caribbean, particularly in the way that the French West Indies have been assimilated by France in language, culture and landscape.
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Landscape & Memory: Martinican Land-people-history
Renee Gosson & Eric Faden
2001, 30 min., Color, US/Martinique
In LANDSCAPE AND MEMORY, the French West Indies most renowned identity theoreticians Jean Bernabe, Patrick Chamoiseau and Raphael Confiant investigate the different ways in which France, as a colonial power, marks colonized lands and peoples. Importantly, this is one of the few films about Martiniq...