Article on Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory by Kasia Mika

The Literary Encyclopedia has just published a new entry on Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory, authored by Kasia Mika, postdoc researcher at KITLV. Edwidge Danticat (1969) is an award-winning Haitian American writer best known for Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), Brother, I’m Dying (2007), Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work (2010), and Claire of Sea Light (2013).

Her first novel, Breath, Eyes, Memory, is now an established classic and continues to gain critical praise with the key themes of the text—history, memory, violence, sexuality, identity and trauma—taken up in Danticat’s subsequent publications.

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