ISBN-10:
0791445887
ISBN-13:
9780791445884
Pub. Date:
06/28/2000
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Selfish Gifts: Senegalese Women's Autobiographical Discourses

Selfish Gifts: Senegalese Women's Autobiographical Discourses

by Lisa McNee

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ISBN-13: 9780791445884
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 06/28/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Lisa McNee is Assistant Professor of French Studies at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Pre-Face

The Other's Face Might Be Your Own

Chapter 1: Autobiographical Subjects

Chapter 2: The Gift of Praise

Chapter 3: Panegyrics

Chapter 4: Genre and Gender in the Autobiographical Exchange

Chapter 5: The Politics of Praise

Chapter 6: Aborted Nations

Chapter 7: Terms of Exchange

Post-Face: Selfish Gifts

Notes

Sound Recordings

Works Cited

Index

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