The Book of Emma #2020

The Book of Emma By Marie-Célie Agnant The Book of Emma Confined to a psychiatric hospital following the murder of her young daughter Emma Bratte refuses to speak any language but her mother tongue Dr MacLeod has brought in an interpreter Flore to help
  • Title: The Book of Emma
  • Author: Marie-Célie Agnant
  • ISBN: 9781897178263
  • Page: 335
  • Format: Paperback
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    The Book of Emma By Marie-Célie Agnant Confined to a psychiatric hospital following the murder of her young daughter, Emma Bratte refuses to speak any language but her mother tongue Dr MacLeod has brought in an interpreter, Flore, to help him evaluate Emma s fitness to stand trial Both crazy and too lucid, an articulate and knowledgeable Emma relates her long battle against despair, through striking imagesConfined to a psychiatric hospital following the murder of her young daughter, Emma Bratte refuses to speak any language but her mother tongue Dr MacLeod has brought in an interpreter, Flore, to help him evaluate Emma s fitness to stand trial Both crazy and too lucid, an articulate and knowledgeable Emma relates her long battle against despair, through striking images of her lonely but determined and creative struggle to win the love of a mother misled by a racist society and then through tales of the suffering and resistance of some of her female forebears These narratives, which are both epic and dramatic, and their contrasting reception by the officious psychiatrist and the sensitive Flore, produce rich layers of experience and meaning in this concisely narrated work.
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    About “Marie-Célie Agnant

    • Marie-Célie Agnant

      Marie C lie Agnant born 1953, Port au Prince, Haiti is a French speaking Quebecer, who has lived in Canada since 1970 1 Agnant is a writer of poems, novels and novellas, and she has also published children s books She is also a storyteller and occasionally appears with the Bread Puppet Theater of Vermont Her works have been translated into Spanish, English, Dutch, Italian and Korean Her books include Silence Like Blood, Le Silence comme le sang 1997 , which was nominated for the 1998 Governor General s Award, and La Dot de Sara 2

    569 thoughts on “The Book of Emma

    • Flore, a young woman with a Haitian background living in Montreal, has a job working as a translator for a psychiatrist in an asylum One day, she is called to translate what Emma says, a patient who refuses to speak French Through her stories, Emma pulls Flore increasingly into her family s history which comines personal with historical experiences of slavery, racism, individual and collective black womanhood I really liked the general idea of the book, but its structure and levels are so comple [...]


    • Really powerful story, but I think it would have worked a lot better as a short story Agnant struggles to fit so much in, and especially given Emma s very eloquent, poetic style of speech, it seemed as if Agnant spent a lot of time tripping over her own feet as she jumped from Issue to Issue She evokes a lot of really strong images, of trying to maintain sanity with the crushing weight of colonialism on your shoulders and seeing the remnants of that history continuing to work against you even to [...]


    • Cette histoire est tr s prenante du d but la fin La folie du personnage principal se d voile peu peu comme tant le r sultat plus ou moins naturel de l histoire de l esclavage Les personnages de deuxi me ordre ne sont pas tr s convainquant et l on n aimerais en savoir plus sur Emma et la disparition de sa fille mais la voix d Emma hante et affirme le roman.



    • Beautiful, striking, intense, important Tip don t read the back cover, there is a major spoiler about the ending.


    • Themes madness, slavery, History, motherhood, family ties I doubt I d use it in the classroom, though Much too confusing.


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