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Bloom, Harold, ed. Jamaica Kincaid: Modern Critical Views, Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1998.

Eleven essays of criticism and interpretation, particularly of Kincaid's work after At the Bottom of the River. Most of these essays were written for scholarly audiences.

Cudjoe, Selwyn R. Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference, Wellesley, Mass.: Calaloux Publications, 1990.

Three dozen essays and interviews about the works and lives of English-speaking women Caribbean writers, as well as overviews of the writing by Spanish-, French-, and Dutch-speaking women. Two pieces explore Kincaid directly, and the others provide context for her work.

Dachner, Don, and Dene Dachner. A Traveler's Guide to Caribbean History, Sacramento: Travelers Press, 1997.

An accessible and sensitive overview of the region's historical development, written for the general reader.

Nasta, Shusheila, ed. Motherlands: Black Women's Writing from Africa, the Caribbean and South Asia, New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1991.

An examination of black...

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