Jamaica Kincaid's A Small Place reveals the subalternity of Antigua as a tourist locale; an identity which undermines Antigua's position as a nation. Through the use of a metafictional discourse, Kincaid's narrator deconstructs colonial, postcolonial and neocolonial myths, thereby interrogating the tourists' perspective and unraveling the continuing colonizing construction of a place legitimized only by its visitors.
Corinna McLeod; Constructing a Nation: Jamaica Kincaid's A Small Place. Small Axe 1 February 2008; 12 (1): 77–92. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/-12-1-77
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