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Forbes, Curdella

Overview
Works: 14 works in 33 publications in 1 language and 1,503 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9214, 813.009928709729
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Curdella Forbes
From nation to diaspora Samuel Selvon, George Lamming and the cultural performance of gender by Curdella Forbes ( )
14 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is the first comprehensive treatment of gender in the fictions of Samuel Selvon and George Lamming, two West Indian writers who are rarely analysed together. It demystifies discourses of creolization and nationalism, showing that these have masked complexities of gender in West Indian society, and that the maskings are in turn part of a larger masking of neocolonial threads within the nationalist project
Songs of silence by Curdella Forbes ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghosts : a memoir by Curdella Forbes ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set on the Caribbean island of Jacaranda at different points in a disturbing future, Ghosts weaves a counterpoint between the family wound and a world caught between amazing technological progress and the wounds global warming inflicts on an agitated planet"--Page 4 of cover
Flying with Icarus by Curdella Forbes ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A permanent freedom by Curdella Forbes ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Universal themes of love, death, sex, and migration are explored in this collection of short stories, which effortlessly weave together to form a compelling narrative about the integrity and folly of the human spirit. As each character comes to a crossroads, they embark on a journey into the heart of darkness, towards a larger spiritual meaning.--Amazon.com
Through the lens of gender : a revisionary reading of the novels of Samuel Selvon and George Lamming by Curdella Forbes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faculty of Arts and Education. Department of Literatures in English. Supervisor : Edward Baugh
The end of nationalism? : performing the question in Benítez-Rojo's 'The repeating island' and Glissant's 'Poetics of relation' by Curdella Forbes ( )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Tropes of the carnivalesque : hermaphroditic gender as identity in slave society and in West Indian fictions by Curdella Forbes ( )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Revisiting Samuel Selvon's trilogy of exile : implications for gender consciousness and gender relations in Caribbean culture by Curdella Forbes ( )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Between plot and plantation, trespass and transgression : Caribbean migratory disobedience in fiction and Internet traffic by Curdella Forbes ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Selling that Caribbean woman down the river : diasporic travel narratives and the global economy by Curdella Forbes ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Shakespeare, other Shakespeares and West Indian popular culture : a reading of the erotics of errantry and rebellion in 'Troilus and Cressida' by Curdella Forbes ( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Trespassers will be persecuted" : reading migratory subjectivities in Maryse Condé's 'Heremakhonon' and perambulatory chain emails by Curdella Forbes ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Fracturing subjectivities : international space and the discourse of individualism in Colin Channer's 'Waiting in vain' and Jamaica Kincaid's 'Mr. Potter' by Curdella Forbes ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.53 (from 0.07 for Flying wit ... to 0.87 for Songs of s ...)
Languages
English (33)
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