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Snow on the cane fields

women"s writing and Creole subjectivity

by Judith L. Raiskin

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area,
  • South Africa,
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Schreiner, Olive, 1855-1920 -- Political and social views.,
    • Rhys, Jean -- Political and social views.,
    • Cliff, Michelle -- Political and social views.,
    • Wicomb, Zoë -- Political and social views.,
    • South African literature (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • West Indian literature (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Women and literature -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Women and literature -- West Indies -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Subjectivity in literature.,
    • Creoles in literature.,
    • Caribbean Area -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-294) and index.

      StatementJudith L. Raiskin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9358 .R35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 305 p. ;
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL798867M
      ISBN 100816623007, 0816623015
      LC Control Number95035095

      Books. Snow on the Cane Fields: Women’s Writing and Creole Subjectivity (University of Minnesota Press, ) Norton Critical Edition of Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea (New York: WW Norton & Co., ). Second editon forthcoming Selected Articles. Columbus carried sugar cane on his second transatlantic voyage in Within a decade, it was being cultivated in Santo Domingo on Hispaniola (now Haiti and the Dominican Republic) by men trained in this form of agriculture in the Canaries. From there, the Spanish developed sugar plantations in .

      Toomer's book is somewhat unconventional because the stories are only loosely related to one another, and they are presented through a combination of prose, poetry and verse. Sometimes setting, characters or theme connect the events of the book. The first section is concerned with life near the cane fields .   Florida’s sugar cane farmers are being asked to consider not setting fire to their fields prior to harvest. The age-old practice produces smoke that is a nuisance and potential health risk for.

        In early June, a high-profile group of plaintiffs and lawyers filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of more t residents living by the sugar cane fields near Lake Okeechobee. The suit names a dozen sugar growers as defendants and blames them for health risks and lowered property values as a result of burning sugar cane fields. Wide plains of crops, hot, stagnant air, and alligators were the dominant features. When the cane fields were burned for harvesting, the smoke hung in the air like a noxious fog for days. Now, as he stood in a wide semicircle with four other deputies, the air in the cane field was thick with humidity and sun-warm, but not unbearable.


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Snow on the Cane Fields was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press by:   Snow on the Cane Fields was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press : Judith Raiskin.

A new perspective on four writers and their uneasy places in colonial culture, Snow on the Cane Fields reveals the value of pursuing a feminist approach to questions of national, political, and racial identity.

Judith Raiskin is assistant professor of women’s studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Snow on the Cane Fields was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press Range: $ - $ Get this from a library.

Snow on the cane fields: women's writing and Creole subjectivity. [Judith L Raiskin]. This was a good look into a localized topic.

When you grow up and live in Florida, you're aware of the sugar cane fields. But, unless you live near them, they're just an afterthought. This book does a great job painting the picture of what life as a cane cutter is like.

And let me tell, it isn't great/5(3). ‘The Worst Job in the World’: Reform, Revolution, and the Secret Rebellion in Florida's Cane Fields. The Journal of Peasant Studies: Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. in this book A Light in the Cane Fields, by Enrico Antiporda, tells of how a young boy Jando looses his family buy the Philippine government.

his fathers plantation gets taken by the government and is wanted by the officers because they couldn't pay the taxes. the family ends up trying to move away to manila, Jando and his family are captured.

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The vignettes alternate in structure between narrative prose, poetry, and play-like passages of a result, the novel has been classified as a composite novel or as a short story cycle. less uniform block of 3, to 4, ha.

Smallholders cultivate however smaller fields and either deliver the cane to the factories on the estates (outgrowers) or process their cane themselves into brown sugar (gur or jaggery). Traditionally, sugar cane was grown in developing countries where much unskilled labor was available for harvesting.

cane fields should be tested at the LSU AgCenter’s Sugarcane Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. Seed-cane should be propagated as few times as is economically feasible.

A common mistake made by growers is to assume that cane grown from heat-treated or certified seed-cane that has been cut repeatedly is still disease free.

The "snow" is an airborne byproduct of the disputed practice of burning sugar fields before harvests. Kaniyah says it "stuffs up" her nose and stains her clothes. In fact, his interest and passion in the event culminate in the release of his new book, "The St.

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The fields are now disappearing from the landscape to be replaced by some of the most luxurious houses. But the mention of the. Referred to as “Maui snow,” this black ash falls from the sky during sugar cane field burns, blanketing cars and buildings. It has provoked decades of controversy on the island, sometimes.

By showing that freedmen, under the proper circumstances, were willing to consent to wage labor and to work routines that strongly resembled those of slavery, Reconstruction in the Cane Fields offers a profound interpretation of how former slaves defined freedom in slavery’s immediate aftermath.

Cane burning is a big issue here on Maui currently (). People are getting tired of it and the plantation, HC&S an A&B subsidiary, does not have the political clout it used to have.

The Hawaii sugar industry went away because the companies, primarily C Brewer sold the technology around the world and basically sold out the people of Hawaii. For 10 years, Husk Distillers has been producing Caribbean-inspired agricultural rum among the cane fields of northern NSW and South East Queensland.

In partnership with First Choice Liquor Market, we find out why “rhum agricole” is worth the extra work.Down in Thibodaux, sugar cane is a big cash crop, and it’s been that way for a long, long time. 16% of the sugar grown in the U.S. comes from the cane fields of Louisiana. I grew up around the sugar cane fields because both of my parents are from there, and the fields always seemed a .