Ford-Smith, Honor

About Honor Ford-Smith

Honor Ford-Smith (York University)

 

Criticism

Smith, Karina. “The Attic of My Grandmother’s Subconscious: ‘Whiteness’, ‘Illegitimacy’ and Migration in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea and Honor Ford-Smith’s ‘Grandma’s Estate’.” Women: A Cultural Review, vol. 25, no. 3, 2014

Cooper, Carolyn. “Writing Oral History: Sistren Theatre Collective’s Lionheart Gal.” Kunapipi, vol. 11, no. 1, 1989

 

Works

Poetry Collections

My Mother’s Last Dance (1996)

 

Plays/Scripts

Just Jazz (2005) (an adaptation of Jean Rhys’s short story “Let Them Call It Jazz”)

Ford-Smith, Honor, and Carol Lawes, Eugene Williams, Hertencer Lindsay, Pat Cumper. The Fallen Angel and The Devil’s Concubine (1987)

 

Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

“The Body and Performance in 1970s Jamaica: Toward a Decolonial Cultural Method.” Small Axe, vol. 58, 2019

As editor: 3 Jamaican Plays: A Postcolonial Anthology (1977-1987) (2010)

“Unruly Virtues of the Spectacular: Performing Engendered Nationalism in the UNIA in Jamaica.” Interventions, vol. 6, no. 1, 2004

“Grandma’s Estate.” Gendered Realities: Essays in Caribbean Feminist Thought, Mohammed (ed.), 2002

“Notes toward a New Aesthetic.” MELUS, vol. 16, no. 3, 1989-1990

As editor: Lionheart Gal: Life Stories of Jamaican Women (1986)

“Sistren Women’s Theatre, Organization and Conscientization.” Women of the Caribbean, Ellis (ed.), 1986