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Cudjoe, Selwyn R. "Jamaica Kincaid and the Modernist Project: An Interview," Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference, Edited by Selwyn R., Cudjoe, Editor, Calaloux Publications, 1990, pp. 215-32.

Discusses Kincaid's career, her dislike for colonialism, her name change, her parents, Annie John, the universality of her work, and how Kincaid does and does not fit into the feminist and modernist movements.

Freeman, Suzanne. "Three Short collections with a Difference," Ms., January, 1984, pp. 15-16.

Freeman favorably reviews At the Bottom of the River and discusses Kincaid's ability to weave complex stories through her use of imagery and language.

Henry, Paget. Peripheral Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Antigua, Transaction Books, Inc., 1985, pp. 169-200.

Discusses Antigua from a political-science perspective. Three chapters concern the economy, the state and the cultural system of Antigua during the postcolonial period.

Juneja, Renu. "Contemporary Women Writers," in West Indian Literature, Second Edition, edited by...

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