Vulnerable states : bodies of memory in contemporary Caribbean fiction /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: De Ferrari, Guillermina, 1966-
Format: Book
Imprint: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007.
Series:New World studies.
Online Access:Table of contents only
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Myth of the Vulnerable Body
  • 1. Lurking Shadows: Ethnography, Colonialism, and Crime in Patrick Chamoiseau's Solibo Magnifique
  • 2. Illness and Utopia in Severo Sarduy's Pajaros de la playa
  • 3. Coming of Age in the Tropics: Girlhood and the Making of the Colonial Body
  • 4. Erotic Interventions: The Political and the Intimate in Jamaica Kincaid's The Autobiography of My Mother
  • 5. Abjection and Aesthetic Violence in Pedro Juan Gutierrez's Trilogia sucia de La Habana
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index