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The Resource Hadriana in all my dreams : a novel, René Depestre ; translated by Kaiama L. Glover ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat

Hadriana in all my dreams : a novel, René Depestre ; translated by Kaiama L. Glover ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat

Label
Hadriana in all my dreams : a novel
Title
Hadriana in all my dreams
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
René Depestre ; translated by Kaiama L. Glover ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"Takes place primarily during carnival in 1938 in the Haitian village of Jacmel. A beautiful young French woman, Hadriana, is about to marry a Haitian boy from a prominent family. But on the morning of the wedding, Hadriana drinks a mysterious potion and collapses at the altar. Transformed into a zombie, her wedding becomes her funeral. She is buried by the town, revived by an evil sorcerer, then disappears into popular legend. Set against a backdrop of magic and eroticism, and recounted with delirious humor, the novel raises universal questions about race and sexuality"--Page 4 of cover
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Summary
"Legendary Haitian author Depestre combines magic, fantasy, eroticism, and delirious humor to explore universal questions of race and sexuality."--Provided by the publisher
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10563039
Cataloging source
YDX
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Depestre, René
Dewey number
843.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • 1972-
  • 1969-
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  • Glover, Kaiama L.
  • Danticat, Edwidge
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True
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  • Vodou
  • Zombies
  • Carnival
  • Jacmel (Haiti)
Target audience
adult
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Label
Hadriana in all my dreams : a novel, René Depestre ; translated by Kaiama L. Glover ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in French as Hadriana dans tous mes rêves (Paris France : Editions Gallimard, ©1988)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781617755330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)959035009
Label
Hadriana in all my dreams : a novel, René Depestre ; translated by Kaiama L. Glover ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in French as Hadriana dans tous mes rêves (Paris France : Editions Gallimard, ©1988)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781617755330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)959035009

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