Stories from Blue Latitudes: Caribbean Women Writers at Home and Abroad

Stories from Blue Latitudes Caribbean Women Writers at Home and Abroad Stories from Blue Latitudes gathers the major and emerging women fiction writers from the Caribbean including Dionne Brand Michelle Cliff Merle Collins Edwidge Danticat Jamaica Kincaid Paule Mar

  • Title: Stories from Blue Latitudes: Caribbean Women Writers at Home and Abroad
  • Author: Elizabeth Nunez Jennifer Sparrow
  • ISBN: 9781580051392
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Paperback
  • Stories from Blue Latitudes gathers the major and emerging women fiction writers from the Caribbean, including Dionne Brand, Michelle Cliff, Merle Collins, Edwidge Danticat, Jamaica Kincaid, Paule Marshall, and Pauline Melville Similar themes grace their stories of life at home and abroad In some, the sexual exploitation of Caribbean girls and women becomes a metaphor foStories from Blue Latitudes gathers the major and emerging women fiction writers from the Caribbean, including Dionne Brand, Michelle Cliff, Merle Collins, Edwidge Danticat, Jamaica Kincaid, Paule Marshall, and Pauline Melville Similar themes grace their stories of life at home and abroad In some, the sexual exploitation of Caribbean girls and women becomes a metaphor for neocolonialism, a biting rejoinder to enticing travel brochures that depict the Caribbean as a tropical playground and encourage Americans to make it your own Other tales deal with the sad legacy of colonial history and the ways in which race, skin color, and class complicate relationships between men and women, parents and children.But whether writing about childhood or adulthood, life in the islands or life abroad, the writers express their particular concerns with a passion that comes from lived experience, and with a love of place and a feminist sensibility that are accessible to new readers of Caribbean literature as well as to an academic audience What matters is how well we have told our tale, how well we have drawn pictures of the people and places we write about, Nunez says And indeed, this anthology makes those pictures come alive.

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    About “Elizabeth Nunez Jennifer Sparrow

    • Elizabeth Nunez Jennifer Sparrow

      Elizabeth Nunez is the award winning author of multiple titles, the latest of which is her novel Even in Paradise Her novels Boundaries and Anna In Between were New York Times Editors Choices Anna In Between won the 2010 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award and was long listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Nunez also received the 2015 Hurston Wright Legacy Award in non ction for her memoir Not for Everyday Use, the 2011 Writers for Writers Award from Poets Writers and Barnes Noble, an American Book Award, and a NALIS Lifetime Literary Award from the Trinidad Tobago National Library She is a Distinguished Professor at Hunter College, CUNY, where she teaches ction writing She divides her time between Amityville and Brooklyn, New York.

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