In their rebellion against Western civilization, the European surrealists contested their own society, of which, black surrealists were subjected to even harsher and shared the same dreadful racial memory of the slave ship. Black surrealists would strive to completely eradicate this hostile society by means of art, words, and metaphors.
|Publisher:||Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers|
|Series:||Francophone Cultures and Literatures Series , #29|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)|
About the Author
The Author: Jean-Claude Michel received his early education in Haiti where he also graduated from law school. He earned an M.A. in French and Education from Brooklyn College in New York, and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York Graduate Center in July 1979. A career educator, Jean-Claude Michel has taught in Zaire, New York, and Atlanta. He is currently Bilingual Teacher Specialist with Miami-Dade Board of Education, and he is also teaching in local colleges.