Chapter 2 concentrates on the notion of auto-exoticism in the late 1950s with Rene Menil's anticolonial work and between the late 1980s and the early 1990s with the creolist
project of Raphael Confiant and Patrick Chamoiseau.
Tituba's story also pushes against the paradigm of matrilineal, transgenerational knowledge communication that several Caribbean women writers have put forward as a departure from the Creolist
model of the male storyteller.
There are two positions that English teachers commonly take toward the use of African American Vernacular English (AAVE) in their classrooms: the creolist
position and the nonstandard dialect position (as described for our fictional Ms.
" interpretations of New World slave cultures, toward
This volume is not merely a translation of Robert Chaudenson's classic Des iles, des hommes, des langues (Paris: L'Harmattan, 1992), but a fully revised and updated version reworked by the author in conjunction with Chicago-based creolist
THIS IS THE SECOND volume of memoirs by one of the three Creolist
musketeers from Martinique; Ravines du devant-jour (1993; see WLT 68:2, p.
Nevertheless, I hope that the papers collected here may serve as a fitting tribute to Pieter Seuren as a creolist
AND as a theoretical linguist.