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Jamaica Kincaid : a literary companion

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Series: McFarland literary companions, 6
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Changing her name early because her parents disapproved of her writing, Jamaica Kincaid crossed audiences to embrace feminist, American, postcolonial and world literature. This book offers an introduction and guided overview of her characters, plots, humor, symbols, and classic themes. The companion features a chronology of Kincaid's life, West Indies heritage and works, and character name chart"--Provided by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jamaica Kincaid; Jamaica Kincaid
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
ISBN: 9780786492053 0786492058
OCLC Number: 891146123
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 296 pages) : maps.
Contents: Chronology of Kincaid's life and works --
Kincaid's genealogy --
Jamaica Kincaid : a literary companion --
Glossary --
Writing and research topics.
Series Title: McFarland literary companions, 6
Responsibility: Mary Ellen Snodgrass.

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Changing her name early in her career because her parents disapproved of her writing, Jamaica Kincaid crossed audiences to embrace feminist, American, postcolonial and world literature. This book  Read more...

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