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Representations of the island in Caribbean literature : Caribbean women redefine their homelands

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Jurney,Florence Ramond (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2009-01-01
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780773449091
Published:
Lewiston NY: Edwin Mellen Press
ISBN:
9780773449091
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Authors, Women, History and criticism, National characteristics
Notes:
208 p., Analyzes literary representation of the island in Caribbean women's literature as a key component of the gendered construction of diasporic identity. This book centers on the representations of the island - whether in Anglophone, Hispanophone, or Francophone Caribbean literature - and the inherent contradictions they raise.