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The Caribbean Woman Writer as Scholar
Creating, Imagining, Theorizing
Keshia N. Abraham with a Preface by Carole Boyce Davies
Caribbean / African Diaspora Series
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What does it mean to be a Caribbean woman writer? Shall I write about being from the Caribbean or about being a woman?...And in what ways am I to differentiate being a writer from being a scholar? Should any such differentiation be made?

The first volume in The Caribbean / African Diaspora Series, this collection of incisive and provocative essays by a range of writers addresses this question posed by noted author Myriam Chancy in her chapter. The wide variety of perspectives and literary approaches convey the immediacy of the contributors responses.

Contents include:

Preface: The Caribbean Creative/Theoretical / Carole Boyce Davies

Why I Write / Theres Something More: Reasonings with Erna Brodber / Keshia N. Abraham

Writing Movement: On Being a CaribbeanWomanWriter/Scholar / Myriam Chancy

The Puerto Rican Woman Writer as Scholar and Creator / Linda Rodriguez Gugliemoni

The Anancy Poetics of Scholar/Novelist Erna Brodber / Shirley Toland-Dix

Provision Grounds and Cultural Roots / Elizabeth DeLoughrey

Relating Across Difference: Caribbean Feminism, bell hooks, and Michelle Cliffs

Radical Black Subjectivity / Angelique V. Nixon

Caribbean Studies Press, 2009 / 462 pp. softcover / $40.00. Includes color illustrations and Index. ISBN: 978-1-58432-565-9.

Catalog #: CSP5658

September, 2009, Caribbean Studies Press Cat # 5658, 462pp, Includes color illustrations, softcover
ISBN 978-1-58432-565-9
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