Women Writing the West Indies, 1804-1939: 'A Hot Place, Belonging To Us' by Evelyn O'callaghanWomen Writing the West Indies, 1804-1939: 'A Hot Place, Belonging To Us' by Evelyn O'callaghan

Women Writing the West Indies, 1804-1939: 'A Hot Place, Belonging To Us'

byEvelyn O'callaghanEditorEvelyn O'callaghan

Paperback | October 16, 2006

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This pioneering study surveys nineteenth- and twentieth-century narratives of the West Indies written by white women, English and Creole. It introduces a fascinating wealth of relatively unknown material and constitutes a timely interrogation of the supposed homogeneity of Caribbean discourse, especially with regard to 'race' and gender.
Evelyn O'Callaghanis a senior lecturer in English at the University of the West Indies, Barbados. Her publications includeWoman Version: Theoretical Approaches to West Indian Fiction by Women(1993). She recently edited an early Antiguan novel,With Silent Treadby Frieda Cassin (2002).
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Title:Women Writing the West Indies, 1804-1939: 'A Hot Place, Belonging To Us'Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:October 16, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415418585

ISBN - 13:9780415418584

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'The scope and depth of this book which covers much historical and social ground make it essential reading for students and academics.' - Michel Fabre, Revue AFRAM Review