In Praise of Creoleness

@article{Bernab1990InPO,
  title={In Praise of Creoleness},
  author={J. Bernab{\'e} and P. Chamoiseau and Rapha{\"e}l Confiant and Mohamed B. Taleb Khyar},
  journal={Callaloo},
  year={1990},
  volume={13},
  pages={886}
}
Neither Europeans, nor Africans, nor Asians, we proclaim ourselves Creoles. This will be for us an interior attitude-better, a vigilance, or even better, a sort of mental envelope in the middle of which our world will be built in full consciousness of the outer world. These words we are communicating to you do not stem from theory, nor do they stem from any learned principles. They are, rather, akin to testimony. They proceed from a sterile experience which we have known before committing… Expand
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