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Interview with Edwidge Danticat

Edwidge Danticat


"I see myself as an observer of history. I am fascinated by history and how it manifests itself in the present." – Edwidge Danticat

"Well, in Haiti it is often said that women are the middle pillars, the “poto mitan†of the society. However, as in all societies where we claim to revere women, we have to make sure we give them opportunities and rights that allow them to thrive." – Edwidge Danticat


Biography; Literature; Women; Writers; Politics

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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