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Barbara Webb
Position: Associate Professor, Hunter College. English
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212-817-8342
Room Number: 4403
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., New York University
Research Interests: Caribbean, African-American, and African literatures; postcolonial and women's studies.
Specialization: African American Literature and Literary Theory|Literature after 1945


Selected Publications:

  • Myth and History in Caribbean Fiction: Alejo Carpentier, Wilson Harris and Edouard Glissant. The University of Massachusetts Press, 1992.

  • "Erna Brodber," Twentieth-Century Caribbean and Black African Writers, Third Series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, (forthcoming, July 1995).

  • "On the Threshold of Becoming: Contemporary Caribbean Women Writers," co-authored with Lisa Paravesini, Cimarron, (Spring 1988): 106-131.

  • "Myth and History in Caribbean Literature", African Studies Association Annual Meeting Papers, no. 81-130 (1981).

  • "The Daughters' Refusal: Gender, History and the Politics of Decolonization in the Fiction of Maryse Conde, Michelle Cliff, and Paule Marshall," essay to be published in Women Writing in Post-colonial Time and Place, edited by Angelita Reyes and Judith Preckshot, Women's Studies and Center for Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Minnesota.