Vulnerable States : Bodies of Memory in Contemporary Caribbean Fiction.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: De Ferrari, Guillermina.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007.
Series:New World Studies
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Myth of the Vulnerable Body
  • Chapter 1: Lurking Shadows: Ethnography, Colonialism, and Crime in Patrick Chamoiseau's Solibo Magnifique
  • Chapter 2: Illness and Utopia in Severo Sarduy's Pájaros de la Playa
  • Chapter 3: Coming of Age in the Tropics: Girlhood and the Making of the Colonial Body
  • Chapter 4: Erotic Interventions: The Political and the Intimate in Jamaica Kincaid's The Autobiography of My Mother
  • Chapter 5: Abjection and Aesthetic Violence in Pedro Juan Gutiérrez's Trilogía sucia de La Habana
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index.