This book centers on visual and literary productions of Francophone Caribbean women. It investigates their aesthetics of violence, pain, the abhorrent, and the "uglification" of the feminine to unravel what makes them transgressive and uncommodifiable. It probes the ways in which these works destroy the regimentation of the "ideal" body.
About the Author
Gladys M. Francis is assistant professor of French and Francophone studies at Georgia State University.