High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Raphael Confiant (born
January 25, 1951) is a French writer known for his literary
commitment towards Creole literature. Raphael Confiant was born in
1951 in Le Lorrain, Martinique. He studied English and Political
Science at the University of Provence. During the 1970s, Confiant
became a militant proponent of use of the Creole language and later
worked with Jean Bernabe and Patrick Chamoiseau to create the
creolite movement. The three authors co-authored the seminal text
of the creolite movement, Eloge de la creolite (In Praise of
Creoleness, 1989), in addition to other theoretical texts. The
creolite movement is often characterized as a reaction to the
Negritude movement, which emphasized the African origins of the
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