Saturday, October 31, 2009

Kincaid's "Girl" Makes an Impact

Transcultural Women

"It Doesn't Matter What You do or Where You Go": Fleeing Cross-Culturality in Jamaica Kincaids' A Small Place, Annie John, Lucy and Autobiography of My Mother. Chapter 4 Pauline T. Newton, in Transcultural Women 2005 p 77-105

Note on Kincaid's Hair

What does Kincaid coloring her hair blonde and cutting it short mean? How is it related to identity? Comments in these footnotes speak to these issues.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Kincaid Speaks on Gardens

Studio 4 Ideas Center WCPN Radio Interview September 22, 2009
"The Tree of Life is agriculture and the Tree of Knowledge is horticulture...;"
"after people have enough to eat, then they go into growing for beauty"

Jamaica Kincaid