Gendered Use of Violence in the Caribbean
Vol. 14, n. 1 (2010)
Editors: Marie-Hélène Laforest and Irline François
A double blind peer-reviewed journal, published twice a year by Università degli studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”'

Marie-Hélène Laforest and Irline François

Gendered Use of Violence in the Caribbean


Fahimeh Vahdat

“What Will Befall Them?” Artist’s Statement


Michelle Cliff

A Theatre of Violence Behind a Curtain of Paradise

H. Adlai Murdoch

Violence and Metaphor: Gender and Postcolonial Identity in Abeng

Yi-Peng Lai

Gardening Homeland, Deforesting Nation: Re-imagining the Tropics in Michelle Cliff’s No Telephone to Heaven

Marlene NourbeSe Philip

Upon Considering the Possibility of Friendship Between Tia and Antoinette


Simone A. James Alexander

Bearing Witness: De/Cultivating Violence in Edwidge Danticat’s The Farming of Bones

Irline François and Jennifer Bess

Paradise Deferred: Utopia, Eutopia and Dystopia in Myriam Warner-Vieyra’s Juletane

Franca Bernabei

Ravaged Bodies, Ravaged World

Laura Sarnelli

‘Eroto-histories’ and counter-memories of violence in contemporary Caribbean women writers

Patricia Powell

Violence and Its Unmaking

Irline François

Unchaining the Unconscious An Interview with Patricia Powell

Claudia Buonaiuto

Michelle Cliff, Everything is Now (Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2009)

Books Received

Enrica Picarelli

Melanie A. Murray, Island Paradise: The Myth (New York and Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2009)

Books Received