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Caribbean Genesis: Jamaica Kincaid and the Writing of New Worlds

£17.99

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By exploring the breadth of Jamaica Kincaid's writings, this book reveals her work's transmutations of genre, specifically those of autobiography, biography, and history in relation to the forces of creation and destruction in the Caribbean. Jane Evans Braziel examines Kincaid's preoccupation with genealogy, genesis, and genocide in the Caribbean; her adaptations of biblical texts for her literary oeuvre; and her authorial deployments of the diabolic frames for both rethinking the boundaries of genre and altering notions of subjectivity, objectivity, self, and other.

There is very slight bumping to the front cover. There are some pencil annotations on a few of the pages. Otherwise the book is in excellent condition throughout.

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First Edition, First Printing
Author(s):
Braziel, Jana Evans
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First, 2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0791476545
ISBN-13:
9780791476543
Number of pages:
237
Publisher:
SUNY Press
Title:
Caribbean Genesis: Jamaica Kincaid and the Writing of New Worlds

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By exploring the breadth of Jamaica Kincaid's writings, this book reveals her work's transmutations of genre, specifically those of autobiography, biography, and history in relation to the forces of creation and destruction in the Caribbean. Jane Evans Braziel examines Kincaid's preoccupation with genealogy, genesis, and genocide in the Caribbean; her adaptations of biblical texts for her literary oeuvre; and her authorial deployments of the diabolic frames for both rethinking the boundaries of genre and altering notions of subjectivity, objectivity, self, and other.

There is very slight bumping to the front cover. There are some pencil annotations on a few of the pages. Otherwise the book is in excellent condition throughout.

Added value:
First Edition, First Printing
Author(s):
Braziel, Jana Evans
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First, 2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0791476545
ISBN-13:
9780791476543
Number of pages:
237
Publisher:
SUNY Press
Title:
Caribbean Genesis: Jamaica Kincaid and the Writing of New Worlds

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