This study focuses on the ways in which two of the most prominent Caribbean women writers residing in the United States, Michelle Cliff and Jamaica Kincaid, have made themselves at home within Caribbean poetics, even as their migration to the United States affords them participation and acceptance within its literary space.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgments
Introduction: Kwik? Kwak!: Narrations of the Self
Chapter 1. Talking Back to the Bildunsroman
Chapter 2. Negotiating Exile: Take Your Bundle and Leave and Go! Chapter 3. Slippery Tongues: Re/Claiming Orality as a Tactic of Intervention
Chapter 4. W/righting History: Locating the Traveling Subject
Chapter 5. Kwik? Kwak!: Infinite Chronicles of the World and the Word