THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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The Autobiography of My Mother
By Jamaica Kincaid

An essay by Alexandra Schultheis of George Washington University which explores various aspects of this work, particularly Kincaid's use of metaphor, as well as female subjectivity, and the relationship between psychoanalysis and postcolonialism.
An essay by Michelene Adams, a lecturer at The College of the Bahamas, discussing how the relationship between black women writers and their mothers manifests in this novel.
A paper by Terri Smith Ruckel of Louisiana State University which utilizes insights by Jacques Derrida and Mary Louise Pratt to explore Kincaid's revising of imperialist methods of ethnography and adoption of a pluralistic sensitivity in this text.