Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination

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In Island Bodies, Rosamond King examines sexualities, violence, and repression in the Caribbean experience. She analyses the sexual norms and expectations portrayed in Caribbean and diaspora literature, music, film, and popular culture to show how many individuals contest traditional roles by manoeuvring within and/or trying to change their society's binary gender systems. She skilfully demonstrates that these transgressions better represent Caribbean culture than the "official" representations perpetuated by governmental ...

Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination 2016, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813062068

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Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination 2014, University Press of Florida, Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813049809

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