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Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Carole Boyce Davies

Abstract

Drawing on both the author's personal experience and critical theory, this book illuminates the dynamic complexity of Caribbean culture and traces its migratory patterns throughout the Americas. Both a memoir and a scholarly study, the book explores the multivalent meanings of Caribbean space and community in a cross-cultural and transdisciplinary perspective. From the author's childhood in Trinidad and Tobago to life and work in communities and universities in Nigeria, Brazil, England, and the United States, the author portrays a rich and fluid set of personal experiences. The book reflects o ... More

Keywords: Caribbean culture, Americas, Caribbean community, race, gender, sexuality, displacement, migration, exile

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780252038020
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carole Boyce Davies, author
Cornell University