Biography of Michelle Cliff


Study Guides on Works by Michelle Cliff

Abeng is a semi-autobiographical novel written by Michelle Cliff and published in 1984.

The word "Abeng" translates to a type of musical instrument played by the Maroon people of Jamaica. The novel incorporates Jamaican folklore with true events...

No Telephone to Heaven by Michelle Cliff was published in 1996. The main character is Clare Savage, where the novel follows her life. Clare must find her own identity, and this book shows a coming-of-age theme, where Clare grows up to be herself....