Actes du 14e Congrès de l’APELA à Aix-la-Chapelle, 22 au 24 septembre 2011
Griot, conteur ou mpikabary, personnages africains en quête d’auteur
Abstract Raharimanana from Madagascar, Salim Hatubou from the Comoros and Mahi Binebine from Morocco, according to the principles of the oral tradition, use characters like the traditional speaker (mpikabary), the griot and the storyteller. The construction of a traditional discourse seems to guarantee their faithfulness to a glamourous oral culture while the subtly integrated use of digressions reverses the reach of their texts and shows the liberty these three novelists take.
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