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Author Paquet, Sandra Pouchet
Title Caribbean Autobiography : Cultural Identity and Self-representation
Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2002
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Series Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography Ser
Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: Gender, Voice, and Self-Representation -- 1. Testing and Testifying: The Hart Sisters -- 2. The Heartbeat of a West Indian Slave: The History of Mary Prince -- 3. The Enigma of Arrival: Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole -- Part 2: The Estranging Sea -- 4. "The Traveling Ulysses Scene": Claude McKay's A Long Way from Home and My Green Hills of Jamaica -- 5. Blurred Genres, Blended Voices: George Lamming's In the Castle of My Skin -- 6. Autobiographical Frameworks and Linked Discourses: George Lamming's The Pleasures of Exile and C. L. R. James's Beyond a Boundary -- 7. Poetic Autobiography: Derek Walcott's Another Life -- Part 3: Birthrights and Legacies -- 8. Fragments of Epic Memory: V. S. Naipaul's Finding the Center and A Way in the World -- 9. Maternal Bonds: My Mother's Daughter: The Autobiography of Anna Mahase., Snr., 1899-1978 -- 10. Colonist and Creole: Yseult Bridges's Child of the Tropics and Jean Rhys's Smile Please -- Part 4: Autobiography, Elegy, and Gender Identification -- 11. Beyond Consolation: Kamau Brathwaite's The Zea Mexican Diary -- 12. Death and Sexuality: Jamaica Kincaid's My Brother -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Link Print version: Paquet, Sandra Pouchet Caribbean Autobiography : Cultural Identity and Self-representation Madison : University of Wisconsin Press,c2002 9780299176945
Subject Autobiography.;Authors, Caribbean -- Biography -- History and criticism.;Caribbean Area -- Biography -- History and criticism
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