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Emeric Bergeaud

Emeric Bergeaud

Emeric Bergeaud (1818 - 1858) was a Haitian novelist. His best-known work, Stella, was the first Haitian novel. Born in Cayes, he served as Secretary to Jerome Maximilien Borgella and later participated in a revolt against President Soulouque. Exiled to Saint Thomas, it was there that he wrote the novel Stella.

References

  • Schutt-Ainé, Patricia; Staff of Librairie Au Service de la Culture Haiti: A Basic Reference Book. Miami, Florida: Librairie Au Service de la Culture. ISBN 0-9638599-0-0.

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