Examines the writings of two female, Jamaican authors, Louise Bennett and Michelle Cliff. Bennett flourished during the period of de-colonization and independence for Jamaica, while Cliff came into prominence after Jamaican independence. Shows how both writers played an important role in helping Jamaica establish a national identity by focusing on multiple dimensions of what it means to be Jamaican, including issues of language, gender, and identity.
Branca, Nicole, "Language, Gender and Identity in the Works of Louise Bennett and Michelle Cliff" (2007). Honors Projects Overview. 15.
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