Autobiografía de mi madre, de Jamaica Kincaid: alegoría y auto-escritura como contra-discurso

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Michelene Adams

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Se estudia la forma en que la novela interpreta las relaciones sexuales y de género predominantes en las Antillas anglófonas. El objetivo es describir y explicar cómo el símbolo de la madre alegoriza lo femenino en la historia social de dicha región. Esto permite hacer un recorrido por las concepciones sobre la mujer y su rol comunitario en la tradición intelectual anglocaribeña. En este artículo se realiza un análisis hermenéutico textual que compara la obra con diferentes textos sobre el tema, a partir del cual se observa como la narradora ratifica el valor de su propia subjetividad mediante la apelación a su ancestralidad matrilineal. Este análisis contribuye a consolidar las perspectivas de género en el marco general de los estudios caribeños.

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Michelene Adams, Universidad de Trinidad y Tobago

Profesora de Inglés en el Centre for Education Programmes de la Universidad de Trinidad and Tobago

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