Model: WI0678
ISBN: 9781900715850
Publishers: PEEPAL TREE
Price: $1,260.00JMD
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ISBN: 1900715856
Author: Collins, merle
Publisher: Peepal tree

This collection of short stories features moving tales from the rich Caribbean oral tradition, stories that offer the general reader a broad selection of the themes, styles, and techniques characteristic of contemporary women's fiction in the Caribbean. There are twenty-seven enjoyable and vibrant tales in this anthology, representing writers from throughout the Caribbean. The contributors include Jean Rhys, Jamaica Kincaid, Michelle Cliff, Maryse Conde, Rosario Ferre, and many others. 'An eclectic assortment of short fictions, written in English or translated from the Dutch Spanish and French. ..stylistically unsettling, daring, bold to the point of deliberate sabotage, jarring and abrupt."-Los Angeles Times Book Review ABOUT THE AUTHOR CARMEN C. ESTEVES is assistant professor in the department of Romance languages at Lehman College-CUNY. She has translated into English works by Latin American women such as Magali Garcia Ramis and Elena Poniatowska. LIZABETH PARAVlSINI-GEBERT is associate professor of Puerto Rican studies at Lehman College-CUNY and visiting associate professor of Caribbean literature at Vassar College. She has published many articles on Caribbean writers, and has translated many works into English, including Love (Amour) by the Haitian writer Marie Chauvet.