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Breath, Eyes, Memory

Edwidge Danticat


Suggestions for Further Reading

Baldwin, James. "If Black English Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is?" in Theresa Perry and Lisa Delpit, eds., The Real Ebonics Debate: Power, Language and the Education of African-American Children. Beacon Press, 1998. [First written in 1979, and repeatedly anthologized. Online at]

Baudrillard, Jean. Simulations. Translated by Paul Foss, Paul Patton and Philip Beichtman. New York: Semiotext(e), 1983.

Bhabha, Homi. "DissemiNation: Time, Narrative and the Margins of the Modern Nation." In The Location of Culture. London and New York: Routledge, 1994.

Bhabha, Homi. "Of Mimicry and Man: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse." In The Location of Culture. London and New York: Routledge, 1994.

Bloom, Harold, ed. Caribbean Women Writers. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1997.

Bruch, Elizabeth. Another Violence Against Women: the Lack of Accountability in Haiti. Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.: Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, 1995.

Campbell, Elaine and Frickey, Pierrette, eds. The Whistling Bird: Women Writers of the Caribbean. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers; Kingston: Ian Randle, 1998.

Cixous, Helene. "Coming to Writing" and Other Essays. Deborah Jensen, ed. Translated by Sarah Cornell. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1991.

Danticat, Edwidge, ed. The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora [sic] in the United States. New York, N.Y.: Soho Press, 2001.

Danticat, Edwidge. The Farming of Bones. New York: Soho Press, 1998.

Danticat, Edwidge. Krik? Krak! New York: Vintage Contemporaries, 1996.

Fanon, Frantz. Black Skin, White Masks. Translated by Charles Lam Markmann. New York: Grove Press, 1967.

Fanon, Frantz. The Wretched of the Earth. Translated by Constance Farrington, preface by Jean-Paul Sartre. New York: Grove Press, 1963.

Gluck, Louise. "Mock Orange." In Vendler, Helen, Poems, Poets, Poetry: An Introduction and Anthology. Boston : Bedford Books, 1997.

Hughes, Langston. "The Island." In The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes. New York: Vintage Books, 1995.

Kristeva, Julia. The Portable Kristeva. Kelly Oliver, ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Nicholls, David. From Dessalines to Duvalier: Race, Colour and National Independence in Haiti. Cambridge and New York : Cambridge University Press, 1979.

Nicholls, David. Haiti in Caribbean Context: Ethnicity, Economy, and Revolt. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1985.

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