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5 edition of Caribbean Women found in the catalog.

Caribbean Women

An Anthology of Non-Fiction Writing, 1890-1980 (African American Intellectual Heritage)

by Veronica Marie Gregg

  • 157 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by University of Notre Dame Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • History,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History: American,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • Caribbean Area,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women,
  • Women authors, Caribbean

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages462
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9673014M
    ISBN 100268029598
    ISBN 109780268029593

    BRINGING together three generations of scholars, thinkers and activists, the book – Indo-Caribbean Feminist Thought – is said to be the first trace of a genealogy of the specific contributions Indo-Caribbean women have made to the Caribbean feminist epistemology and knowledge production. This was the idea brought out last Friday when Guyana’s very own Port. The past few decades have seen an explosion of writing by women from the Caribbean. From Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Trinidad - women of African, European, and mixed ancestry have explored and manipulated their complex matrix: of languages and subtle linguistic codes; of folk traditions and formal English schooling; of vital politics and tormented histories; of.

      This book fills that void. It is a critical addition to the study of African and Caribbean women’s literatures at a time when women from these regions are actively engaged in articulating the ways in which colonial and postcolonial violence impact by: 8. Women Writers of the Caribbean In , when Mary Prince published the vivid autobiographical narrative of her experiences as a slave, The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, black women in the Caribbean and Latin America lived in circumstances that precluded their development as writers.

    Atlantic slave societies were notorious deathtraps. In Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean, Randy M. Browne looks past the familiar numbers of life and death and into a human drama in which enslaved Africans and their descendants struggled to survive against their enslavers, their environment, and sometimes one ed in the nineteenth-century British colony of Berbice, one of. Written in a lively and accessible style yet current with the most recent research, the book provides a compelling narrative of Caribbean history essential for students and visitors. Reviews ‘A first-rate interpretive overview that at present has no equal, by a master historian and insightful scholar.’Cited by: 2.


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In Caribbean Women and Their Art: An Encyclopedia, Mary Ellen Snodgrass explores the rich history of women’s creative expression by examining the crafts and skill of over 70 female originators in the West Indies, from the familiar islands—Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba, Puerto Rico—to the obscurity of Roatan, Curaçao, Guanaja, and Indian : Mary Ellen Snodgrass.

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These readings are contextualized both within Caribbean cultural debates and postcolonial and feminist critical discourses in a lively and engaged way; revisiting nationalist debates as well as topical issues Cited by: Explore our list of Caribbean Fiction Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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Add to Wishlist. Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization offers a fresh reading of contemporary literature by Caribbean women in the context of global and local economic forces, providing a valuable corrective to much Caribbean feminist literary by: A good place to start tracing the origins of women’s literature in the Caribbean is with the earliest published work, a slave narrative by a freed female slave titled The History of Mary Prince, West Indian Slave, Related by Herself ().

7 While female field hands had long used the creole language to create satirical poems and songs in resistance to slavery, Prince was first to relate to the English-speaking. COVID Resources.

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But everyone in the book carries with them deep injuries from the past, as well as a glimmer of a hopeful view of the future. After finishing the book, and sitting with this series of powerful and troubling stories for a bit, I thought of two other Caribbean women writers who are, like Dennis-Benn, at an early point in their careers.

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