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Bibliography of Works about Dionne Brand


Cole, Susan G. "Dionne Brand: Poetic Power Energizes T.O. Novelists Post-Slavery Portraits." NOW April 8, 1999.

Da Costa, Paulo. "An Interview with Dionne Brand: The Blood Boils in Canada Around the French/English Conflict." CiberKiosk.

Daurio, Beverley. "Writing It: Dionne Brand." The Power to Bend Spoons: Interviews with Canadian Novelists. Ed. Beverley Daurio. Toronto, ON : Mercury, 1998. 31-41.

Silvera, Makeda. "In the Company of My Work: An Interview with Dionne Brand." The Other Woman: Women of Colour in Contemporary Canadian Literature. Ed. Makeda Silvera. Toronto: Sister Vision, 1995. 356-80.

Walcott, Rinaldo, and Leslie Sanders. "At the Full and Change of CanLit: An Interview with Dionne Brand." Canadian Woman Studies 20.2 (2000): 22-26.


Birbalsingh, Frank. "Dionne Brand: No Language Is Neutral." Frontiers of Caribbean Literatures in English. Ed. Frank Birbalsingh. New York: St. Martin’s, 1996. 120-37.

Brathwaite, Edward Kamau. "Dionne Brand’s Winter Epigrams." Canadian Literature no. 105 (1985): 18-30.

Brydon, Diana. "Reading Dionne Brand’s ‘Blues Spiritual for Mammy Prater’." Inside the Poem: Essays and Poems in Honour of Donald Stephens. Ed. W. H. New. Toronto: Oxford UP, 1992. 81-87.

Carrier, Marie. "L'Errance identitaire dans les textes migrants du Québec et du Canada anglais." Etudes Canadiennes/Canadian Studies: Revue Interdisciplinaire des Etudes Canadiennes en France 54 (2003): 93-103.

Casas, Maria. "Codes as Identity: The Bilingual Representation of a Fragmented Literary Subject." Language and Discourse 2 (1994): 54-61.

Cuder-Dominguez, Pilar "African Canadian Writing and the Narration(s) of Slavery." Essays on Canadian Writing 79 (2003): 55-74.

Forster, Sophia. " ‘Inventory Is Useless Now but Just to Say’: The Politics of Ambivalence in Dionne Brand’s Land to Light On." Studies in Canadian Literature 27.2 (2002): 160-82.

Freiwald, Bina Toledo. "Cartographies of Be/Longing: Dionne Brand’s In Another Place, Not Here." Mapping Canadian Cultural Space: Essays on Canadian Literature. Ed. Danielle Schaub. Jerusalem: Magnes, 1998. 37-53.

Garvey, Johanna X. K. "The Place She Miss’: Exile, Memory, and Resistance In Dionne Brand’s Fiction." Callaloo 26 (2003): 486-503.

Georgis, Dina. "Mother Nations and the Persistence of ‘Not Here.’" Canadian Woman Studies 20 (2000): 27-34.

Gingell, Susan. "Dionne Brand." Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. Ed. William H. New. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2002. 149-50.

_____. "Returning to Come Forward: Dionne Brand Confronts Derek Walcott." Journal of West Indian Literature 6.2 (1994): 43-53.

Hunter, Lynette. "After Modernism: Alternative Voices in the Writings of Dionne Brand, Claire Brand, Claire Harris, and Marlene Philip." University of Toronto Quarterly 62 (1992): 256-81.

Luft, Joanna. "Elizete and Verlia Go to Toronto: Caribbean Immigrant Sensibilities at ‘Home’ and Overseas in Dionne Brand’s In Another Place, Not Here." Essays on Canadian Writing 77 (2002): 26-49.

Renk, Kathleen J. "‘Her Words Are Like Fire’: The Storytelling Magic of Dionne Brand." ARIEL 27 (1996): 97-111.

Sanders, Leslie. "Dionne Brand: (impossible de) prendre terre." ellipse 59 (1998): 57-70.

_____. "‘I Am Stateless Anyway’: The Poetry of Dionne Brand." The Zora Neale Hurston Forum 3.2 (1989): 19-29.

Sarbadhikary, Krishna. "Recovering History: The Poems of Dionne Brand." Intersexions: Issues of Race and Gender in Canadian Women’s Writing. Ed. Coomi S. Vevaina and Barbara Godard. New Delhi: Creative, 1996. 116-30.

Sturgess, Charlotte. "Spirits and Transformations in Dionne Brand’s San Souci and Other Stories." ECCS 35 (1993).

Thomas, H. Nigel. "A Commentary on the Poetry of Dionne Brand." Kola: A Black Literature Magazine 1.1 (1987): 51-61.

Walter, Roland. "Between Canada and the Caribbean: Transcultural Contact Zones in the Works of Dionne Brand." International Journal of Canadian Studies 27 (2003): 23-42.

Wiens, Jason. "Language Seemed to Split in Two: National Ambivalence(s) in Dionne Brand’s No Language is Neutral." Essays on Canadian Writing 70 (2000): 84-102.

Wild, Brendan. "Overhearing Dionne Brand: An Organic Intellectual Project." Crossing Boundaries 3.1 (2002): 144-61.

Zackodnik, Teresa. "‘I Am Blackening in My Way’: Identity and Place in Dionne Brand’s No Language is Neutral." Essays on Canadian Writing 57 (1995): 194-211.


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