Michelle Clara Cliff

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Michelle Clara Cliff

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Birthplace: Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
Death: June 12, 2016 (69)
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, United States (Liver failure)
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Partner of Adrienne Cecile Rich

Occupation: author
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Michelle Clara Cliff

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Cliff

Michelle Carla Cliff (2 November 1946 – 12 June 2016) was a Jamaican-American author whose notable works included Abeng, No Telephone to Heaven, and Free Enterprise.

Cliff also wrote short stories, prose poems and works of literary criticism. Her works explore the various, complex identity problems that stem from post-colonialism, as well as the difficulty of establishing an authentic, individual identity despite race and gender constructs. A historical revisionist, many of Cliff's works sought to advance an alternative view of history against the established mainstream narrative. Cliff was a lesbian who was born in British Jamaica.

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Michelle Clara Cliff's Timeline

1946
November 2, 1946
Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
2016
June 12, 2016
Age 69
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, United States