File spoon-archives/postcolonial.archive/postcolonial_2003/postcolonial.0309, message 68


Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 16:13:34 -0400
Subject: Re: A question about women and globalization in Literature


on 9/14/03 12:09 PM, Hiswimr-AT-aol.com at Hiswimr-AT-aol.com wrote:

Dear Iveta: 

Off of the top of my head:

Cherrie Moraga - Heroes and Saints
Jessica Hagedorn - Dogeaters
Not written by a woman but Carlos Bulosan's America is in the Heart
George Lamming - In the Castle of My Skin
Joan Riley - Waiting in the Twilight

But if you decied to onclude film : Stephanie Black - Life and Debt
Raoul Peck - Profit! Nothing But

Christina Sharpe

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Christina Sharpe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155
office: 617.627.2377


> Dear List:
> 
> I am scheduled to teach a theme-centered introduction-to-literature course
> next semester and would like to center it around the theme of the effects of
> globalization on women of the world.  Although I have compiled a list of
> essays dealing with this topic (and there are tons), i have not been able to
> find any fictional
> narratives or plays on the issue.  I've talked to various English professors
> about it, but so far nobody has been able to come up with any novels/short
> stories/plays that would fit my parametres with the exception of Dirty Pretty
> Things, which of course is a film. 
> 
> Does anyone have any suggestions for literary texts (written in or translated
> into English) featuring women sweatshop laborers/coffee pickers/victims of
> the global sex 
> trade, etc?  And if you don't, do you know of anybody who might?
> Thanks!
> 
> Iveta
> 
> =================> Iveta Jusova, Ph.D.
> Visiting Assistant Professor
> English Department
> Wittenberg University
> Springfield, OH 45501
> 
> 
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