DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.04
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Abstract: In the past oral Caribbean and African cultures, performances by the "griots" reminded the community of its heroic past. In colonial studies, performance is a way for the colonized people to reconnect with its original soul and language and to become magnificent of creativity like the storyteller Solibo in Chamoiseau's Solibo Magnifique (Caribbean). In Chamoiseau's novel, the Black policemen who came to investigate on Solibo's sudden death during the performance look grotesque. They mimic the French colonizers…

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