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Caribbean women writers : essays from the first international conference

Author: Selwyn R Cudjoe
Publisher: Wellesley, Mass. : Calaloux Publications ; Amherst : Distributed by the University of Massachusetts Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First presented at an international conference, these essays discuss the experiences of Caribbean women writers, their reasons for becoming writers and their choice of subjects. Some excerpts from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Caribbean women writers.
Wellesley, Mass. : Calaloux Publications ; Amherst : Distributed by the University of Massachusetts Press, 1990
(DLC) 90080896
(OCoLC)21336093
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Selwyn R Cudjoe
ISBN: 058525074X 9780585250748
OCLC Number: 45730522
Notes: "First International Conference on the Women Writers of the English-speaking Caribbean, April 1988"--Page [376].
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 382 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Caribbean womans's prayer / Grace Nichols --
Introduction / Selwyn R. Cudjoe --
Recollections of a journey into a rebel past / Lucille Mathurin Mair --
Feminism, nationalism, and the early women's movement in the English-speaking Caribbean (with special reference to Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago) / Rhoda Reddock --
The transatlantic metropolis and the voices of Caribbean women / Arthur Paris --
Twentieth-century women writers from the English-speaking Caribbean / Laura Niesen de Abruna --
"You want to be a coolie woman?" : gender and ethnic identity in Indo-Caribbean women's writing / Jeremy Poynting. Jean Rhys on herself as a writer / Veronica Marie Gregg --
Miss Garthside's greenhouse / Phyllis Allfrey --
The unpublished short stories of Phyllis Shand Allfrey / Elaine Campbell --
The human spirit / Rosa Guy --
Writing about fiction / Sybil Seaforth --
Growing up with Miss Milly by Sybil Seaforth : a review / Ian Robertson --
Twin influences : Guyana in the 1960s and Anglophone Caribbean literature / Janice Shinebourne --
She scrape she knee : the theme of my work / Opal Palmer Adisa --
Reflections of a writer / Clara Rosa de Lima --
When rocks dance : an evaluation / Leah Creque-Harris --Fiction in the scientific procedure / Erna Broder --
Go eena kumbla : a comparison of Erna Brodber's Jane and Louisa will soon come home and Toni Cade Bambara's The salt eaters / Daryl Cumber Dance --
Father sleeps with the mudpies / Glasceta Honeyghan --
I write because ... / Beryl Gilroy --
Challenges of the struggle for sovereignty : changing the world versus writing stories / Merle Hodge --
Crick crack monkey : a picaresque perspective / Ena V. Thomas. Jamaica Kincaid and the modernist project : an interview / Selwyn R. Cudjoe --
Adolescent rebellion and gender relations in At the bottom of the river and Annie John / Helen Pyne Timothy --
Iniation in Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John / Donna Perry --
Bra Rabbit meets Peter Rabbit : genre, audience, and the artistic imagination : problems in writing children's fiction / Jean D'Costa --
Clare Savage as a crossroads character / Michelle Cliff --
Leh we talk see / Jeannette Charles --
Parang / Marion Patrick Jones --
The battle with language / Grace Nichols --
How I became a writer / Lorna Goodison --
Managing the unmanageable / Marlene Noursbese Philip --
Finding my voice / Afua Cooper --
Mirror, mirror on the wall / Claire Harris --
Miss Flori's flowers / Olive Senior --
On combining batik art and novel writing ; Thoughts on the choice of theme and approach in writing Ti Marie / Valerie Belgrave --
Batik : an ancient craft as an expression of contemporary Jamaica / Sharon Chacko --
Woman writers of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean : an overview / Maria Christina Rodriguez --
Women writers of the French-speaking Caribbean : an overview / Marie-Denise Shelton --
Women writers of the Dutch-speaking Caribbean : Life long poem in the tradition of Surinamese Granmorgu (New dawn) / Ineke Phaf.
Responsibility: edited by Selwyn R. Cudjoe.

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