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Creole Identity in the French Caribbean Novel

Creole Identity in the French Caribbean Novel

The history of departmentalization, which is the constitutionally sanctioned process by which the former French colonies in the Caribbean became administrative divisions or "departments" of France in 1946, shapes H. Adlai Murdoch's discussion of creole identity in the French Caribbean novel. This process resulted in the granting of French citizenship to the people of Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, and Réunion. The author, focusing on the...

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