The north wind in the icy ferns Patrick Chamoiseau

The north wind in the icy ferns Patrick Chamoiseau

Celebration of the Word Despite the announcement of the jacket, nicely illustrated with a black and white reverse photograph of Caribbean exoticism, The north wind in the icy ferns is neither the last novel by Patrick Chamoiseau nor the novel by the last storyteller. Indeed, even if there is a story, Chamoiseau rejects the designation … Read more

Between jazz and creolity, the writer Patrick Chamoiseau invites Baudelaire

Between jazz and creolity the writer Patrick Chamoiseau invites Baudelaire

The Martinican writer Patrick Chamoiseau, in collaboration with the French musician Raphaël Imbert, publishes a poetic and musical meditation entitled “Baudelaire Jazz”. Meeting between an author in love with what beauty transcends and a spiritual saxophonist. On the occasion of the poet’s 200th birthday, the Musée d’Orsay invited Patrick Chamoiseau in residence to celebrate Charles … Read more

The ode to Baudelaire by the Martinican writer Patrick Chamoiseau – Outre-mer la 1ère

In “Baudelaire Jazz”, a book accompanied by an eponymous digital album produced by saxophonist Raphaël Imbert, Patrick Chamoiseau signs a “Score for chaos opera”, as he says himself, where Baudelaire’s poems are studied in the light of what was the painful history of the West Indies. Philippe Triay • Published on June 7, 2022 at … Read more

“Baudelaire Jazz”: Chamoiseau dances with Baudelaire

“Baudelaire Jazz. Poetic and musical meditations with Raphaël Imbert”, by Patrick Chamoiseau, Seuil, 144 p., with a QR code giving access to the album “Baudelaire Jazz”, by Raphaël Imbert, €17, digital €12. Since he turned away from the novel, in the mid-2000s, Patrick Chamoiseau has written unclassifiable texts, where the intimate and the political, thought … Read more