Working Miracles

Working Miracles

Women's Lives in the English-speaking Caribbean

Olive Senior

Paperback
$34.95

James Currey

Overview

Overview

Intended as an introductory sourcebook, Olive Senior provides a background to Caribbean literature, politics and society.
This text takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of women and gender issues in the Caribbean. Olive Senior, using her imaginative skills as a poet, has written a readable books based on a substantial academic examination of women's lives and work in fourteen countries of the Caribbean. In addition she uses examples from literature and popular culture, adn the voices of the women themselves.

Caribbean: ISER, University of the West Indies

Details

January 1991
224 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
ISBN: 9780852552087
Format: Paperback
James Currey
BIC JFSJ1, 1KJ, 2AB
BISAC LCO001000
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Reviews

...invaluable sourcebook not only for women's studies courses but for anyone who seeks to understand the background to Caribbean literature, politics and society. - Robin Cohen, Professor of Sociology, University of Warwick