Author Affiliation, Ana.
Literatures in English; Faculty of Arts and Education
On becoming one's mother: Goodison in the context of feminist criticism
Leo-Rhynie, Elsa A.; Bailey, Barbara; Barrow, Christine
Gender: A Caribbean multi-disciplinary perspective
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210 - 221
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Argues that 'feminist criticism proves to be a futile context in which to appreciate Goodison's work. As it were, intuitively, she articulates some of the concerns, impulses and tropes which have been identified by feminist critics as characteristic of women's writing. At the same time the variousness and nuances of her sensibility and vision prevent her work from fitting easily into some of the generalisations of feminist criticism'....