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Mehta, Brinda J
Notions of identity, diaspora, and gender in Caribbean women's writing / Brinda Mehta
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PN849.C3 M39 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Caribbean literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Group identity in literature
Gender identity in literature
Subject Caribbean Area -- In literature
West Indies -- In literature
Physical Description 232 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-216) and index
Contents Introduction : diasporic identities in Francophone Caribbean women's literature -- 1. Diasporic fractures in colonial Saint Domingue : from enslavement to resistance in Evelyne Trouillot's Rosalie l'infâme -- 2. Dyasporic trauma, memory, and migration in Edwidge Danticat's The dew breaker -- 3. Culinary diasporas : identity and the transnational geography of food in Gisèle Pineau's Un papillon dans la cité and L'exil selon Julia -- 4. Diasporic identity : problematizing the figure of the Dougla in Laure Moutoussamy's Passerelle de vie and Maryse Condé's La migration des coeurs -- 5. The voice of sycorax : diasporic maternal thought

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