9780816654741

If I Could Write This in Fire

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  • ISBN13:

    9780816654741

  • ISBN10:

    0816654743

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-08-15
  • Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr

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Summary

Born in a Jamaica still under British rule, the acclaimed and influential writerMichelle Cliff embraced her many identities, shaped by her experiences with theforces of colonialism and oppression: a light-skinned Creole, a lesbian, an immigrant in both England and the United States. In her celebrated novels and short stories, she has probed the intersection of prejudice and oppression with a rare and striking lyricism.

Author Biography

Michelle Cliff was Allan K. Smith Professor of English Language and Literature at Trinity College in Hartford.

Table of Contents

Preface: Journey into Speech
And What Would It Be Likep. 1
If I Could Write This in Fire, I Would Write This in Firep. 9
Cross-Country: A Documentary in Ten Jump-Cutsp. 33
Sites of Memoryp. 49
Lynchburg 2003p. 65
The Thing behind the Treesp. 71
In My Heart, a Darknessp. 79
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