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Caribbean women writers : fiction in english

Author: Mary Condé; Thorunn Lonsdale
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.
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Caribbean Women Writers is a collection of scholarly articles on the fiction of selected Caribbean women writers from Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Condé; Thorunn Lonsdale
ISBN: 031221863X 9780312218638 0312218613 9780312218614
OCLC Number: 807425140
Description: x, 233 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction Reflections; Beryl Gilroy The Most Important Reason I Write; Velma Pollard Writing Fiction, Writing Reality; Merle Collins The Development of My Art as a Fiction Writer; Vernella Fuller Literary Allusion in the Fiction of Jean Rhys; Thorunn Lonsdale Perceptions of Place: Geopolitical and Cultural Positioning in Paule Marshall's Novels; Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson The Body of the Woman in the Body of the Text: the Novels of Erna Brodber; Denise deCaires Narain The Short Fiction of Olive Senior; Alison Donnell Pauline Melville's Shape-Shifting Fictions; Sarah Lawson Welsh Jamaica Kincaid's Writing and the Maternal-Colonial Matrix; Laura Niesen de Abruna The Fiction of Zee Edgell; Adele S. Newson Dionne Brand: Writing the Margins; Charlotte Sturgess Fiction by Caribbean Women Writers Further Reading Index Acknowledgements
Responsibility: edited by Mary Condé and Thorunn Lonsdale.


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The volume reflects the growing, well-deserved interdisciplinary interest in the region. Choice

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