Jamaica Kincaid: Lucy (Antigua and Barbuda) Posted by imogenglad 27th Jan 2020 27th Jan 2020. Lucy is remarkable and fearless in her self-honesty, a perpetually redeeming quality in the eyes of this reader. Lucy- the protagonist of the novel was a sorrowful, bitter person and I blame her abandoned upbringing and the love-hate relationship she had with her mother as the cause. Posted by imogenglad 27th Jan 2020 27th Jan 2020 Posted in book Tags: antigua and barbuda, book review, books, bookworm, female writers, feminism, feminist, jamaica kincaid, lucy… Lucy's is a haunting voice, and Kincaid's originality has never been more evident. The character of Lucy, regardless of her similarities to Kincaid, is a fascinating and compelling narrator, bent on discovering her own sexuality, jealously claiming an interesting life, and on holding a foolish Western society to account for its self-involved opulence and delusional self-pity. Lead: LUCY By Jamaica Kincaid. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Lucy at Amazon.com. Jamaica Kincaid, Author Plume Books $11.95 (176p) ISBN 978-0-452-26677-3 This is a powerful work about a powerful female protagonist. This is a slim book but Kincaid has crafted it with a spare elegance that has brilliance in its very simplicity. $16.95. Jamaica Kincaid Booklist Jamaica Kincaid Message Board Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Lucy A young Caribbean woman attempts to escape her troubled past by serving as a nanny for a North American family, an experience which inevitably forces her to confront her angst and the issues that remain from her life in the West Indies. I have come to really enjoy Jamaica Kincaid's style of writing. This review is part of the No Man’s Land Reading Project, an attempt to right a gendered imbalance in my reading and a general imbalance in the availability of reviews (by men, especially) of works by female authors. 164 pp.New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Jamaica Kincaid (/ k ɪ n ˈ k eɪ d /; born May 25, 1949) is an Antiguan-American novelist, essayist, gardener, and gardening writer. This was a very enjoyable, quick read.
"Lucy" is a quick read and was wonderfully written. December 31, 2015 January 3, 2016 ~ Ashley Thomson. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. 2 Comments on Jamaica Kincaid: Lucy (Antigua and Barbuda) AMERICAS AND THE CARIBBEAN. Book Review — Lucy (1990) by Jamaica Kincaid. I had not expected to find Jamaica Kincaid's fiction to so resemble the (men's) existentialist fictions of another century. Girl-Child in a Foreign Land Date: October 28, 1990, Sunday, Late Edition - Final Byline: By Thulani Davis; Thulani Davis, a critic and poet, wrote the libretto for the opera "X (The Life and Times of Malcolm X)." KIncaid's writing focuses on Lucy's consciousness and insight rather than embroidered description of material details, another feature of her writing I strongly prefer. It is clean and simple yet laden with deep meaning.