"Building Bridges Back to the Past": An Interview with Fred D'Aguiar

@article{Fras2002BuildingBB,
  title={"Building Bridges Back to the Past": An Interview with Fred D'Aguiar},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Fr{\'i}as},
  journal={Callaloo},
  year={2002},
  volume={25},
  pages={418 - 425}
}
This interview was conducted after Fred D’Aguiar traveled to Ghana (West Africa) where he had been invited by the British Council to lecture at Ghana University—where I was working on a research project on women’s slave narratives—and to participate at the conference “The Writer and the Slave Trade,” held at Cape Coast University (26–30 November 1997). After a visit to Elmina Castle and Cape Coast Castle—which hurt too much—we could not but talk about D’Aguiar’s The Longest Memory (1994), and… 
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