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Fictions of feminine citizenship

Donette Francis

Fictions of feminine citizenship

sexuality and the nation in contemporary Caribbean literature

by Donette Francis

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDonette Francis
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9205.4 .F73 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24533287M
ISBN 100230619878
ISBN 109780230619876
LC Control Number2009023719
OCLC/WorldCa316829507

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Fictions of Feminine Citizenship takes as its primary focus the novels of Patricia Powell, Nelly Rosario, Edwidge Danticat, Elizabeth Nunez and Angie Cruz in order to argue that these women writers highlight the “politics of intimacy” (2) at work within the Caribbean “historical signposts” of “emancipation,File Size: KB.

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