Michelle Cliff's Novels: Piecing the Tapestry of Memory and History

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At the center of Jamaican-born Michelle Cliff's novels is the exploration of the interplay between memory and history. Noraida Agosto examines Cliff's representation of memory as the part of history that has been suppressed because of its revolutionary potential. Memories of slave rebellions, for instance, were erased through omission from official historical accounts to discourage resistance among slaves. Cliff's novels are an attempt to recover these erased memories, which could generate resistance to modern oppressions. ...

Michelle Cliff's Novels: Piecing the Tapestry of Memory and History 2000, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820442556

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