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Postcolonial perspectives on women writers from Africa, the Caribbean, and the US, edited by Martin Japtok

Label
Postcolonial perspectives on women writers from Africa, the Caribbean, and the US
Title
Postcolonial perspectives on women writers from Africa, the Caribbean, and the US
Statement of responsibility
edited by Martin Japtok
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PN471
LC item number
.P675 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Japtok, Martin
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  • Literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • African literature
  • African literature (English)
  • Caribbean literature
  • American literature
Label
Postcolonial perspectives on women writers from Africa, the Caribbean, and the US, edited by Martin Japtok
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In a shattered glass : Harriet Jacobs's archaeology of slaveholder subjectivity /Joy Viveros -- From 'spy-glass' to 'horizon' : tracking the anthropological gaze in Zora Neale Hurston / Karen Jacobs -- Yes, anyone with half an eye could see that it wasn't she : Helga Crane's artistic decolonization / Venetria Patton -- Recontextualizing women's history : Ursa Corregidora as a 'blues arachne' / Tanya Monier -- Breaking canonical chains : Gloria Naylor's Linden Hills / Tracey Thornton -- Can't leave home without it : the paradox of memory in Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy / Paulette Brown-Hinds -- Remaking the wor(l)d : a poetics of resistance and transformation in Marlene Nourbese Philip's She tries her tongue : her silence softly breaks / Shara McCallum -- Beyond recognition : heritage and identity in Paule Marshall's The chosen place, the timeless people / Joy M. Lynch -- Rising in the ashes : reading Krik? Krak! as a response to Can the subaltern speak? / Carmen Nge -- (Re-)writing the marginalized body : Grace Nichols's The fat black woman's poems / Melissa Johnson -- Ramatoulaye's letter : cross-cultural reading strategies & the criticism of Mariama Ba's so long a letter / Merri Lisa Johnson -- Self-colonization and racial identity in Ama Ata Aidoo's Our Sister Killjoy or reflections from a black-eyed squint / James M. Ivory -- Women's utopic impulses in Buchi Emecheta's Destination Biafra / Su Fang ng -- Loose or decent, I don't know : space, self, and nation in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous conditions / Jennifer Poulos Nesbitt -- Location and separateness in African and African American drama : a study of Hilda Kuper's A witch in my heart and Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the sun / Chinyere G. Okafor
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxix, 348 p.
Isbn
9781592210688
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002152573
System control number
  • 1990257-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1990257
  • (Sirsi) o51003896
  • (OCoLC)51003896
Label
Postcolonial perspectives on women writers from Africa, the Caribbean, and the US, edited by Martin Japtok
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In a shattered glass : Harriet Jacobs's archaeology of slaveholder subjectivity /Joy Viveros -- From 'spy-glass' to 'horizon' : tracking the anthropological gaze in Zora Neale Hurston / Karen Jacobs -- Yes, anyone with half an eye could see that it wasn't she : Helga Crane's artistic decolonization / Venetria Patton -- Recontextualizing women's history : Ursa Corregidora as a 'blues arachne' / Tanya Monier -- Breaking canonical chains : Gloria Naylor's Linden Hills / Tracey Thornton -- Can't leave home without it : the paradox of memory in Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy / Paulette Brown-Hinds -- Remaking the wor(l)d : a poetics of resistance and transformation in Marlene Nourbese Philip's She tries her tongue : her silence softly breaks / Shara McCallum -- Beyond recognition : heritage and identity in Paule Marshall's The chosen place, the timeless people / Joy M. Lynch -- Rising in the ashes : reading Krik? Krak! as a response to Can the subaltern speak? / Carmen Nge -- (Re-)writing the marginalized body : Grace Nichols's The fat black woman's poems / Melissa Johnson -- Ramatoulaye's letter : cross-cultural reading strategies & the criticism of Mariama Ba's so long a letter / Merri Lisa Johnson -- Self-colonization and racial identity in Ama Ata Aidoo's Our Sister Killjoy or reflections from a black-eyed squint / James M. Ivory -- Women's utopic impulses in Buchi Emecheta's Destination Biafra / Su Fang ng -- Loose or decent, I don't know : space, self, and nation in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous conditions / Jennifer Poulos Nesbitt -- Location and separateness in African and African American drama : a study of Hilda Kuper's A witch in my heart and Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the sun / Chinyere G. Okafor
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxix, 348 p.
Isbn
9781592210688
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002152573
System control number
  • 1990257-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1990257
  • (Sirsi) o51003896
  • (OCoLC)51003896

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