Making Homes in the West/Indies

Making Homes in the West/Indies : Constructions of Subjectivity in the Writings of Michelle Cliff and Jamaica Kincaid

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This study focuses on the ways in which two of the most prominent Caribbean women writers residing in the United States, Michelle Cliff and Jamaica Kincaid, have made themselves at home within Caribbean poetics, even as their migration to the United States affords them participation and acceptance within its literary space.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 148 x 210mm | 408g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138980226
  • 9781138980228

Table of contents

Acknowledgments Preface Introduction: Kwik? Kwak!: Narrations of the Self Chapter 1. Talking Back to the Bildunsroman Chapter 2. Negotiating Exile: Take Your Bundle and Leave and Go! Chapter 3. Slippery Tongues: Re/Claiming Orality as a Tactic of Intervention Chapter 4. W/righting History: Locating the Traveling Subject Chapter 5. Kwik? Kwak!: Infinite Chronicles of the World and the Word Bibliography Indexshow more

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