Creole Echoes

Creole Echoes : The Francophone Poetry of Nineteenth-Century Louisiana

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Collection of the 1st published works of Creole African American poetry from 1845. The original French are along side the English translations.show more

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  • Hardback | 280 pages
  • 151.4 x 197.1 x 23.1mm | 712.15g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English, French
  • 0252028767
  • 9780252028762

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"The wonderfully translated selections in Creole Voices vividly capture the joy and romance of life in New Orleans; the torment of racial oppression; the fragility of human life; and the many other sad and joy-filled realities of nineteenth century Creole Louisiana." --Caryn Coss Bell, author of Revolution, Romanticism, and the Afro-Creole Protest Tradition in Louisiana [awaiting blurb from Andrei Codrescu]show more

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