Fictions of Feminine Citizenship

Fictions of Feminine Citizenship

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qEven for those of us who already teach her work on the manipulation of folktales and other 'authentic' narratives by corrupt political regimes in the work of Danticat and other writers, Francis' new book on intimacy, citizenship, and what she terms 'the antiromance' will be a stunning must-read - not least of all in its commitment both to analyzing writers across some traditional divisions, and to careful historical contextualization. This is solid, brilliant work.q - Faith Smith, Associate Professor, Brandeis University.Carine M. Mardorossian, Reclaiming Difference: Caribbean Women Rewrite Postcolonialism (Charlottesville: UVA Press 2005) 3. ... In her essay, a€œPublic Spectacles: Carib- bean Women and the Politics of Public Performance, a€ Belinda Edmondson argues that because black ... I prefer a€œtropicalista€ to, for example, Mimi Shellera#39;s use of a€œCaribbeanist, a€ even while I agree with her that the Caribbean providesanbsp;...

Title:Fictions of Feminine Citizenship
Author:Donette Francis
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2010-03-02


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