Centre of Remembrance: Memory and Caribbean Women's Literature

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Joan Anim-Addo
Mango Publishing, Apr 1, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 316 pages
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A collection of essays on Caribbean women's texts that engage issues of collective and individual memory, this volume brings together analyses presenting perspectives from scholars based in British, American, Caribbean, and European universities. Among the texts explored are writings by Erna Brodber, Lorna Goodison, Georgina Herrera, Merle Hodge, Jamaica Kincaid, Michele Lacrosil, Elma Napier, Joan Riley, and Olive Senior. The contributors include Alba Ambert, Aida Bahr, Paulette Brown-Hinds, Mary Conde, Giovanna Covi, Alison Donnell, Maria Cristina Fumagalli, Beryl Gilroy, Sam Haigh, Conrad James, Paula E. Morgan, Denise deCaires Narain, Roshi Naidoo, Evelyn O'Callaghan, Beverley Ormerod, M. Nourbese Philip, Velma Pollard, Sheila Rampersad, and Sarah Lawson Welsh.

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Contents

GIOVANNA COVI Rememorying Decolonising
52
ALISON DONNELL Here and There in the Work
66
MARIA CRISTINA FUMAGALLI Remembering
81
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Joan Anim-Addo was born in Grenada. She is currently Head of the Caribbean Centre and lecturers within the English Department, Goldsmiths, University of London and Chair of the Caribbean Women Writers Alliance (CWWA) and founder-editor of MANGO SEASON, the journal on Caribbean Women's writing. Joan's published writing includes poetry, fiction, drama and history as well as critical writing. Her libretto, IMOINDA, is available in a bilingual edition, English and Italian.

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