To celebrate the publication and upcoming book launch of her new book, Dr. Tomlinson was interviewed by fellow LUP author, Dr. Wimbush to discuss the novel and the ways in which it handles representations of menstruation, childbirth and the menopause in women's writing in French.
This article explores the 'Sex, Sea and Self''s ideas in further depth, examining Couti's thoughts on selfhood, French Caribbean literature and the sexualisation of black female bodies.
By Charles Forsdick and Claire Launchbury As a site of arrival, transit and departure, the airport epitomizes the transnational. Exemplary in this regard is France’s largest international airport, Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle. Opened in 1974, by taking the name of the recently deceased de Gaulle, it sought to project French exceptionalism, a renewed national self-confidence in the aftermath … Continue reading
To celebrate Free Read Friday this month, Charles Forsdick, James Barrow Professor of French at the University of Liverpool, interviewed Alain Mabanckou and Abdourahman Waberi to discuss the impact of the 2007 manifesto for a 'world-literature in French'. Ten years ago, on 15 March 2007, Le Monde des Livres published a manifesto advocating a 'world-literature in French'. Pointing to … Continue reading