Jamaica Kincaid and Caribbean double crossings / edited by Linda Lang-Peralta

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Subjects: Postcolonialism in literature--Congresses
Imperialism in literature--Congresses
Caribbean Area--In literature--Congresses
Kincaid, Jamaica--Criticism and interpretation--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Newark : University of Delaware Press, c2006
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 171 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Lang-Peralta, Linda
American Comparative Literature Association
Notes: LCCN: 2006002596
ISBN: 0874139287 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780874139280 (alk. paper)
Original versions of these contributions were presented at the 2002 American Comparative Literature Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-166) and index
Contents: A little miss in the land of little women: Louisa May Alcott and Jamaica Kincaid / Maria Soledad Rodriguez -- "Smiling with my mouth turned down": ambivalence in Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy and My garden (book): / Linda Lang-Peralta -- The horrors of homelessness: gothic doubling in Kincaid's Lucy and Brontë's Villette / Evie Shockley -- The autobiography of my mother: Jamaica Kincaid's revision of Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea / Joanne Gass -- Caribbean impossibility: the lack of Jamaica Kincaid / Thomas W. Sheehan -- My other: imperialism and subjectivity in Jamaica Kincaid's My brother / Derik Smith and Cliff Beumel -- "Great plant appropriators" and acquisitive gardeners: Jamaica Kincaid's ambivalent garden (book) / Jeanne C. Ewert -- "Another line was born . . .": Genesis, genealogy, and genre in Jamaica Kincaid's Mr. Potter / Jana Evans Braziel
OCLC Number: 63277659
ISBN/ISSN: 0874139287
9780874139280