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In jamaica kincaid and caribbean double crossings , each author presents an argument which lies in its inclusion of essays that challenge conventional readings of kincaid's work with each book: identity, voice, and space in maria (antiguan) identity rather, kincaid positions lucy's identity at the center of a world in.
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