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Title:
The whistling bird : women writers of the Caribbean
Author:
Campbell, Elaine, 1932-
Publication Information:
Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers ; Kingston, Jamaica : IRP, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
vii, 274 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Three continents book."
Language:
English
Contents:
Excerpt from The autobiography of my mother / Jamaica Kincaid -- I do not know my father / Esther Phillips -- Longtime story / Zee Edgell -- Song for mother earth = Kantika pa mama tera ; The promise = Promesa ; Old lady = Habai / Nydia Ecury -- The child's return ; Love for an island ; Miss Garthside's greenhouse / Phyllis Allfrey -- Smile please / Christabel LaRonde -- Caribman ; Blacksister ; C'est juste une guêpe ; Maroussia / Gilda Nassief -- The whistling bird ; Excerpt from Wide Sargasso Sea / Jean Rhys ; Madelene / Merle Collins ; Wayang kulit / Maryse Condé -- Excerpt from The bridge of beyond / Simone Schwarz-Bart -- Excerpt from Frangipani house / Beryl Gilroy -- Web of kin ; We the women ; These islands / Grace Nichols -- Night women / Edwidge Danticat -- Candy seller ; Bans O'Ooman! / Louise Bennett -- Excerpt from Myal / Erna Brodber -- Excerpt from Abeng / Michelle Cliff -- Burnt hill / Christine Craig -- Mulatta song ; Missing the mountains / Lorna Goodison -- Excerpt from Pocomania ; There will come a time / Una Marson -- Marine turtle ; Mule / Velma Pollard -- Discerner of hearts / Olive Senior -- Lunchtime revolution / Carmen Tipling -- Sweat, sugar and blood / Suzanne Dracius -- Eye-opener / Ana Lydia Vega -- Excerpt from When I was Puerto Rican / Esmeralda Santiago -- The tick-tick bicycle / Madeline Coopsammy -- Inez / Merle Hodge -- Excerpt from Bruised hibiscus / Elizabeth Nunez -- Arise, my love / Jan Williams.
ISBN:
9780894104091

9780894104107

9789768123510
Format :
Book

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