Caribbean Women Novelistsby Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert
This comprehensive, annotated bibliography of works by and about Caribbean women novelists from 1950 to the present covers novelists from all Caribbean islands and Surinam writing in English, Spanish, French, Dutch, and their dialects. Entries on some 150 individual writers are organized alphabetically and comprise a biographical sketch, data on novels with plot… See more details below
This comprehensive, annotated bibliography of works by and about Caribbean women novelists from 1950 to the present covers novelists from all Caribbean islands and Surinam writing in English, Spanish, French, Dutch, and their dialects. Entries on some 150 individual writers are organized alphabetically and comprise a biographical sketch, data on novels with plot synopses, a listing of other known publications in all genres, as well as annotated criticism and reviews. Included are translations, interviews, recorded materials, and broadcast literature. Sources range from publications of major presses and journals in various countries and languages to dissertations and items from local newspapers and small presses. Preceding the author entries is a Bibliography of General Works covering criticism; bibliographies, both regional and for individual countries; and bio-bibliographical reference books. Alternative means of access are provided by a List of Authors by Country and indexes of novels, critics, and themes and key words. A guide to resources on literature of the Netherlands Antilles is included as an appendix.
Caribbean literatureand Caribbean women writers in particularis one of the fastest growing fields of literary study. Additionally, the Caribbean presents an ideal laboratory for other areas of intense research: comparative literatures and post-colonial studies. This bibliography serves these interests, placing special emphasis on common themes and techniques that transcend national boundaries and linguistic differences.
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- Bibliographies and Indexes in World Literature Series, #36
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- 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)
Meet the Author
LIZABETH PARAVISINI-GEBERT is Associate Professor at Vassar College, and former Chair of the Puerto Rican Studies Department at Lehman College, City University of New York. She is coeditor of an anthology of short stories by Caribbean women, Green Cane and Juicy Flotsam, and an anthology of erotic writings by Latin American women published in Spanish and English. Her other publications inclue critical editions of works of Ana Rogue and Phyllis Shand Allfrey, dozens of book chapters, journal articles, and reviews in English and Spanish, and English-Spanish and Spanish-English translations.
OLGA TORRES-SEDA is Assistant Professor and Reference Librarian at Lehman College, City University of New York. She has published several bibliographies in reference books, critical studies, and anthologies, including Green Cane and Juicy Flotsam, coedited by Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, and is a contributor to the annual Bibliography of Caribbean Bibliographies. She is presently working on an annotated bibliography of contemporary Puerto Rican novelists and short story writers and an index to Puerto Rican poetry.
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