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The Resource Sucking salt : Caribbean women writers, migration, and survival, Meredith M. Gadsby, (electronic book)

Sucking salt : Caribbean women writers, migration, and survival, Meredith M. Gadsby, (electronic book)

Label
Sucking salt : Caribbean women writers, migration, and survival
Title
Sucking salt
Title remainder
Caribbean women writers, migration, and survival
Statement of responsibility
Meredith M. Gadsby
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Examines the literature of black Caribbean emigrant and island women including Dorothea Smartt, Edwidge Danticat, Paule Marshall, and others, who use the terminology and imagery of "sucking salt" as an articulation of a New World voice connoting adaptation, improvisation, and creativity, offering a new understanding of diaspora, literature, and feminism"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Gadsby, Meredith.
Dewey number
810.9/9287097291
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.C27
LC item number
G33 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Canadian literature
  • English literature
  • Women authors, Caribbean
  • Minority women in literature
  • Ethnicity in literature
  • Culture in literature
  • National characteristics, Caribbean
  • Caribbean Area
Label
Sucking salt : Caribbean women writers, migration, and survival, Meredith M. Gadsby, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-209) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : little salt won't kill you -- The salience of memory : the cultural and historical significance of salt in the Caribbean -- "It sweeter than meat!" : saltfish, sexual politics, and the Caribbean oral imagination -- Harvesting salt : Caribbean women writers in England and the philosophy of survival -- I suck coarse salt : Caribbean women writers in Canada--language, location, and the politics of transcendence -- Refugees of a world on fire : kitchen place and refugee space in the poetics of Paule Marshall and Edwidge Danticat
Control code
ebr10155112
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 225 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780826216656
Original version note
Original electronic resource.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Sucking salt : Caribbean women writers, migration, and survival, Meredith M. Gadsby, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-209) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : little salt won't kill you -- The salience of memory : the cultural and historical significance of salt in the Caribbean -- "It sweeter than meat!" : saltfish, sexual politics, and the Caribbean oral imagination -- Harvesting salt : Caribbean women writers in England and the philosophy of survival -- I suck coarse salt : Caribbean women writers in Canada--language, location, and the politics of transcendence -- Refugees of a world on fire : kitchen place and refugee space in the poetics of Paule Marshall and Edwidge Danticat
Control code
ebr10155112
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 225 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780826216656
Original version note
Original electronic resource.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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