BLOGROLL: Dize on Locating Enslaved Black Wet Nurses in Francophone Literature

Nathan Dize writes: "In George Sand’s 1832 idealist novel, Indiana, the eponymous protagonist is raised alongside her sœur de lait or “milk sister” Noun in the French Indian Ocean colony of Île Bourbon (present day Réunion). A “milk sister” was the daughter of the often enslaved wet nurse, and under French slave laws, children of … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Dize on Locating Enslaved Black Wet Nurses in Francophone Literature

ARTICLES: SX Salon 27 on “The Brathwaite Effect”| Small Axe Project

Kelly Baker Josephs introduces the forum: "In her introduction to Zea Mexican Diary, Sandra Pouchet Paquet writes, “Kamau Brathwaite is foremost among modern Caribbean writers in versatility and scale of influence.” It is the question of the scale of Brathwaite’s influence that this issue of sx salon aims to capture in “The Brathwaite Effect,” a … Continue reading ARTICLES: SX Salon 27 on “The Brathwaite Effect”| Small Axe Project