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18 novembre 2007 / 18h42
Article rédigé par Y.M  - Source : Overlook Press; Édition : New Ed (24 février 2000)
- The Last of the Just: A Novel
de Andre Schwarz-Bart (Auteur), Stephen Becker (Traduction) Overlook Press; Édition : New Ed (24 février 2000)
From Library Journal Schwarz-Bart's 1959 novel is a chronicle of Jewish persecution beginning in England in 1105 and ending with the Holocaust. This book was a huge hit when first released, eventually being translated into several languages. It is both a historical document and a compelling piece of fiction. Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc. Review "Has the inspiration, the strength and the poetic feeling to make it unique." -- Sunday Times --Ce texte fait référence à une édition é ...

18 novembre 2007 / 18h40
Article rédigé par Y.M  - Source : publisher : Heinemann (15 février 1982)
- The Bridge of Beyond
de Bridget Jones (Adapté par), Simone Schwarz-Bart (Auteur), Barbara Bray (Traduction) publisher : Heinemann (15 février 1982)
This aptly titled novel takes the reader to many "beyonds." Through the life of Telumee Lougandor we meet a proud line of women who live in small villages in Guadeloupe: women whose lives are beyond Africa, beyond the slavery that in theory has been abolished, and beyond the physical restrictions of their difficult existence which is eased only by their faith in the spirit world. In the day-to-day lives of Telumee and her grandmother Toussine - washing clothes at the river, tending to a garden, ...

18 novembre 2007 / 18h38
Article rédigé par Y.M  - Source : Modus Vivendi Publishing (31 mars 2003)
- In Praise of Black Women: Modern African Women
de Simone Schwarz-Bart (Auteur), Andre Schwarz-Bart (Auteur), Rose-Myriam Rejouis (Traduction) Modus Vivendi Publishing (31 mars 2003)
From School Library Journal Third in a series of four pictorial biographies, this richly illustrated book explores the various historical and cultural contexts in which each of 14 women lived and worked. Evocative artwork, folklore, narratives, and photographs help teens to better understand the subjects' world. They were all born between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries. Some were powerful and savvy queens, such as Madam Yoko of Sierra Leone, Yaa Asantewa of Ghana, and Zauditu of Ethiopia. A ...

18 novembre 2007 / 18h37
Article rédigé par Y.M  - Source : University of Wisconsin Press
- In Praise of Black Women: Heroines in the Slavery Era
de Simone Schwarz-Bart (Auteur), Andre Schwarz-Bart (Auteur), Rose-Myriam Rejouis (Traduction) University of Wisconsin Press (30 septembre 2002)
From School Library Journal This richly illustrated volume helps to address the paucity ofinformation on individual enslaved blackwomen in the Americas. Folklore, songs, and proverbs supplement the narrative. Well-known women in the United States, such as Phillis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, and Ellen Craft, are covered, as are people who were enslaved in the Caribbean and South America. Some of those featured are the Congolese warrior-princess Aqualtune; Anastasia, believed to be ...

18 novembre 2007 / 18h35
Article rédigé par Y.M  - Source : Le Seuil
- In Praise of Black Women: Ancient African Queens
de Simone Schwarz-Bart (Auteur), Rose-Myriam Rejouis (Traduction), Val Vinokurov (Traduction) University of Wisconsin Press (31 mars 2001)
From Publishers Weekly Novelists Simone Schwarz-Bart (Between Two Worlds; The Bridge of Beyond) and Andre Schwarz-Bart (The Last of the Just) present volume one of a four-part work that will be published over the next three years entitled In Praise of Black Women: Ancient African Queens, translated from the French by Rose-Myriam R‚jouis and Val Vinokurov and featuring a foreword by Howard Dodson, director of New York's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. A blend of oral tradition, hi ...

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