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Jeanne Hyvrard, Wounded Witness

The Body Politic and the Illness Narrative


Helen Vassallo

Contents: ‘Je ne suis ni noire, ni antillaise’: Jeanne Hyvrard and the French Literary Tradition – The Metaphors of Dis(-)ease – The (Female or Feminist?) Subject of Dis(-)ease: Representations of Maternal Dis(-)ease – Healing Maternal Dis(-)ease – The Language of Dis(-)ease – Jeanne Hyvrard and Dis(-)ease: A Legacy of Overcoming.