A Talk with Jamaica Kincaid

April 13, 2017 4:30 PM
McCosh 46
April 13, 2017 4:30 PM
McCosh 46
The renowned Antiguan-American author Jamaica Kincaid comes to campus to deliver a talk in the 'Reimagining the Global South' Comparative Literature Lecture Series.
Presenters:
Department of Comparative Literature and aas21

Career: Since 1974 contributor, and currently staff writer, The New Yorker.

Awards: American Academy Morton Dauwen Zabel award, 1984. Honorary doctorate: Williams College, 1991; Long Island College, 1991; Amherst College, 1995; Bard College, 1997; Middlebury College, 1998.

PUBLICATIONS

Novels

Annie John. New York, Farrar Straus, and London, Pan, 1985.

Lucy. New York, Farrar Straus, 1990; London, Cape, 1991.

The Autobiography of My Mother. New York, Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996.

Short Stories

At the Bottom of the River. New York, Farrar Straus, 1983; London, Pan, 1984.

Annie, Gwen, Lily, Pam, and Tulip, illustrated by Eric Fischl. NewYork, Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1986.

Talk Stories. New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000.

Uncollected Short Stories

“Autobiograph of a Dress,” in Grand Street Magazine.

Other

A Small Place. New York, Farrar Straus, and London, Virago Press, 1988.

My Brother. New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997.

Poetics of Place (essay), photographs by Lynn Geesaman. New York, Umbrage Editions, 1998.

My Garden Book, illustrations by Jill Fox. New York, Farrar StrausGiroux, 1999.

Editor, with Robert Atwan, The Best American Essays 1995. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Editor, My Favorite Plant: Writers and Gardeners on the Plants They Love. New York, Farrar Straus Giroux, 1998.

Critical Studies:

Jamaica Kincaid: Where the Land Meets the Body by Moira Ferguson, Charlottesville, University Press of Virginia, 1994; Jamaica Kincaid by Diane Simmons, New York, Twayne Publishers, 1994; Jamaica Kincaid, edited by Harold Bloom, Philadelphia, Chelsea House, 1998; Jamaica Kincaid: A Critical Companion by Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press, 1999.

Read more: Jamaica Kincaid Biography – Mother, Annie, John, and Lucy – JRank Articles http://biography.jrank.org/pages/4506/Kincaid-Jamaica.html#ixzz4bjKDnsRG

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