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Fictions of Feminine Citizenship : Sexuality and the Nation in Contemporary Caribbean Literature

By: Francis, Donette.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010Description: 1 online resource (200 p.).ISBN: 9780230105775.Subject(s): Caribbean fiction (English) --History and criticism | Sex role in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fictions of Feminine Citizenship : Sexuality and the Nation in Contemporary Caribbean LiteratureDDC classification: 813.54099729 | 813/.54099729 LOC classification: PR9205.4.F73 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Re-charting Atlantic Modernities'' Desire Lines; 2 Postcards of Occupation: American Exceptionalism and the Politics of Form; 3 Reconstituting Female Subjects in Haiti and the Diaspora; 4 The Romance of Independence; 5 Love in the Age of Globalized Sex Work, Secrets, and Depression; Coda; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Reading novels by contemporary women in the Caribbean dyaspora alongside and against law, history and anthropology, the book argues that Caribbean women''s sexuality has been mobilized for various imperialist and nationalist projects from the nineteenth century to present.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Re-charting Atlantic Modernities'' Desire Lines; 2 Postcards of Occupation: American Exceptionalism and the Politics of Form; 3 Reconstituting Female Subjects in Haiti and the Diaspora; 4 The Romance of Independence; 5 Love in the Age of Globalized Sex Work, Secrets, and Depression; Coda; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Reading novels by contemporary women in the Caribbean dyaspora alongside and against law, history and anthropology, the book argues that Caribbean women''s sexuality has been mobilized for various imperialist and nationalist projects from the nineteenth century to present.

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DONETTE FRANCIS Assistant Professor of English at SUNY Binghamton, USA.

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