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Author: Michelle Cliff
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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I grew up to be someone adept at leaving, confesses Into the Interiors unnamed narrator, a bisexual Caribbean woman of color, and Cliff traces her travels from Jamaica to New York to London. Educated in admiration for Western cultureshe goes to London to study art historyshe penetrates further and further into its emotional shadow life in an attempt to overcome her own deep sense of displacement. Reversing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Cliff
ISBN: 9780816669790 0816669791
OCLC Number: 475453622
Description: 122 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Points of departure --
Lying-in --
Among the Christian diabolists --
Below the waterline --
Marooned --
Night nursery --
Rex and Queenie --
Joy of cooking --
Runagate --
Confluence.
Responsibility: Michelle Cliff.

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I grew up to be someone adept at leaving, confesses Into the Interiors unnamed narrator, a bisexual Caribbean woman of color, and Cliff traces her travels from Jamaica to New York to London. Educated in admiration for Western cultureshe goes to London to study art historyshe penetrates further and further into its emotional shadow life in an attempt to overcome her own deep sense of displacement. Reversing the journey Joseph Conrads Marlow took from the imperial capital to a colonial outpost, she discovers a heart of darkness in the former capital of the British Empire. Moving among its fragmented personalities and social life, she witnessesand experiencesits propensity for racism and homophobia, misogyny and abusive patriarchy, hypocrisy and sadism.

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