Jana Evans Braziel, Assistant Professor
229B Mc Micken Hall
Department of English and Comparative Literature
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0069
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Secondary Sources on At the Bottom of the River and Annie John:
Simmons, Diane. "The Mother Mirror in Jamaica Kincaidís Annie John and Gertrude Steinís The Good Anna," in Pearlman, Mickey (ed.). The Anna Book: Searching for Anna in Literary History.
Westport, CT : Greenwood, 1992. xvii, 99 -104. Contributions to the Study of World Literature.
Murdoch, H. Adlai. "Severing the (M)other Connection: The Representation of Cultural Identity in Jamaica Kincaidís Annie John," Callaloo: A Journal of African American and African Arts and Letters, Baltimore, MD. 1990 Spring, 13:2, 325-340.
Perry, Donna. "Initiation in Jamaica Kincaidís Annie John," in Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference, edited by Selwyn R Cudjoe. Wellesley : Calaloux, 1990. xii, 245-53.
Timothy, Helen Pyne. "Adolescent Rebellion and Gender Relations in At the Bottom of the River and Annie John," in Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference, edited by Selwyn R Cudjoe. Wellesley : Calaloux, 1990. xii, 233-42.
Tapping, Craig. "Children and History in the Caribbean Novel: George Lammingís In the Castle of My Skin and Jamaica Kincaidís Annie John," Kunapipi, Aarhus, Denmark. 1989, 11:2, 51-59.
General Sources about Jamaica Kincaidís Fiction:
Ferguson, Moira. Jamaica Kincaid: Where the Land Meets the Body. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1994. xiii, 206 pp.
Simmons, Diane. Jamaica Kincaid. New York : Twayne, 1994. ix, 155 pp. Twayneís United States Authors Series, New York, NY.
Bonetti, Kay. "An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid," The Missouri Review, Columbia, MO. 1992, 15:2, 124-42.
Cudjoe, Selwyn R. "Jamaica Kincaid and the Modernist Project: An Interview," Callaloo: A Journal of African-American and African Arts and Letters, Baltimore, MD. 1989 Spring, 12:2, 396-411.
-----, reprinted in Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference, edited by Selwyn R Cudjoe. Wellesley: Calaloux, 1990. xii, 215-32.
Ferguson, Moira. "A Lot of Memory: An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid," The Kenyon Review, Syracuse, NY. 1994 Winter, 16:1, 163-88.
Muirhead, Pamela Buchanan. "An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid," Clockwatch Review: (a journal of the arts), Bloomington, IL. 1994-1995, 9:1-2, 39-48.
Perry, Donna. "Jamaica Kincaid," in Backtalk: Women Writers Speak Out, edited by Donna Perry. New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 1993. xix, 127-41.
Vorda, Allan. "An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid," Mississippi Review 1991, 20:1-2, 7-26.
Vorda, Allan. "I Come from a Place Thatís Very Unreal: An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid," in Face to Face: Interviews with Contemporary Novelists, edited by Allan Vorda and Daniel Stern. Houston: Rice University Press, 1993. xvii, 77-106.
On the Mother-Daughter Relationship:
Donnell, Alison. "When Daughters Defy: Jamaica Kincaid's Fiction," Women: A Cultural Review 1993 Spring, 4:1, 18-26.
Dutton, Wendy. "Merge and Separate: Jamaica Kincaid's Fiction," World Literature Today: A Literary Quarterly of the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK. 1989 Summer, 63:3, 406-410.
Ismond, Patricia. "Jamaica Kincaid: 'First they must be children'," World Literature Written in English, Singapore. 1988 Autumn, 28:2, 336-341.
Kincaid, Jamaica. "Putting Myself Together," New Yorker 1995 Feb 20-27, 93, 94, 98, 100-01.
Mendelsohn, Jane. "Leaving Home: Jamaica's Voyage Round Her Mother," Village Voice Literary Supplement 1990 Oct., 89, 21.
Natov, Roni. "Mothers and Daughters: Jamaica Kincaid's Pre-Oedipal Narrative," Childrenís Literature: Annual of The Modern Language Association Division on Childrenís Literature and The Childrenís Liter, New Haven, CT. 1990, 18, 1-16.
Covi, Giovanna. "Jamaica Kincaid's Political Place: A Review Essay," Caribana, Rome, Italy. 1990, 1, 93-103.
Donnell, Alison. "She Ties Her Tongue: The Problems of Cultural Paralysis in Postcolonial Criticism," ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, Calgary, AB, Canada. 1995 Jan, 26:1, 101-16.
Ferguson, Moira. Colonialism and Gender Relations from Mary Wollstonecraft to Jamaica Kincaid: East Caribbean Connections. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.
Kincaid, Jamaica. "On Seeing England for the First Time," Transition: An International Review 1991, 51, 32-40.
Lanser, Susan Sniader. "Compared to What? Global Feminism, Comparatism, and the Master's Tools" in Borderwork: Feminist Engagements with Comparative Literature, edited by Margaret R. Higonnet. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994, 280-300. Reading-Women-Writing, Ithaca, NY.
Other Essays about Jamaica Kincaid:
Cousineau, Diane. "Women and Autobiography: Is There Life Beyond the Looking Glass?" Caliban, Toulouse, France. 1994, 31, 97-105.
Murdoch, H. Adlai. "The Novels of Jamaica Kincaid: Figures of Exile, Narratives of Dreams," Clockwatch Review: (a journal of the arts), Bloomington, IL. 1994-1995, 9:1-2, 141-54.
Tiffin, Helen. "Cold Hearts and (Foreign) Tongues: Recitation and the Reclamation of the Female Body in the Works of Erna Brodber and Jamaica Kincaid," Callaloo: A Journal of African American and African Arts and Letters, Baltimore, MD. 1993 Fall, 16:4, 909-21.
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