Elina Valovirta

Sexual Feelings

Reading Anglophone Caribbean Women’s Writing Through Affect

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Auteur Elina Valovirta
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

The present book offers a reader-theoretical model for approaching anglophone Caribbean women’s writing through affects, emotions, and feelings related to sexuality, a prominent theme in the literary tradition. How does an affective framework help us read this tradition of writing that is so preoccupied with sexual feelings? The novelists discussed in the book – chiefly Erna Brodber, Opal Palmer Adisa, Edwidge Danticat, Shani Mootoo, and Oonya Kempadoo – are representative of various anglopho ...