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Innes, Catherine Lynette

Overview
Works: 28 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 7,432 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Interviews  Biography  Music  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Editor, Host
Classifications: PR9348, 823
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Catherine Lynette Innes
African short stories( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories by African writers which deal with life and customs in African society
Chinua Achebe by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a detailed examination of the writings of Chinua Achebe, Africa's best-known and most widely-read author, shortlisted for the 1987 Booker Prize. Dr Innes studies his writings, lectures and activities chronologically, in the context of Nigerian culture and politics and their interaction with Western cultures and powers. Her analysis goes beyond that of previously published studies, to examine Achebe's short stories, essays and poetry, and his most recent publications, Anthills of the Savannah (1987) and Hopes and Impediments (1988). Particular emphasis is placed on Achebe's departure from European literary models to create a new kind of fiction which seeks to challenge the preconceptions of African and Western audiences alike, and which is of considerable literary and political significance. This study will be invaluable to readers of Achebe and to students and teachers of African literature and politics, and modern fiction.--Publisher description
Critical perspectives on Chinua Achebe( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Heinemann book of contemporary African short stories( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 20 stories written between 1980-1991 which deal with themes relevant to various regions of Africa
A history of Black and Asian writing in Britain, 1700-2000 by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first extended study of black and Asian writing in Britain over the last 250 years. Beginning with authors who arrived as immigrants or slaves in the mid eighteenth century, Lyn Innes includes a detailed discussion of works that were often enormously popular in their own time but are almost unknown to contemporary readers. Innes' fascinating study reveals a history of vigorous and fertile interaction between black, Asian, and white intellectuals and communities, and an enormously rich and varied literary culture which was already in existence before the post-war efflorescence of black and Asian writing. Utilizing a wealth of new archival material, Innes examines their work as part of an acceptance of and challenge to British cultural and ideological discourse. This volume offers a rich historical background for understanding contemporary British multicultural society and culture, and will be of interest to literary and cultural historians."--Jacket
Woman and nation in Irish literature and society, 1880-1935 by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

14 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge introduction to postcolonial literatures in English by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The past century has witnessed the extraordinary flowering of fiction, poetry and drama from countries previously colonized by Britain. Placing its emphasis on literary rather than theoretical texts, this book offers discussion of many internationally renowned authors, including James Joyce, Chinua Achebe, Salman Rushdie, Les Murray and Derek Walcott. It also includes historical surveys of the main countries discussed, a glossary, and biographical notes on major authors. Lyn Innes provides a guide to a vast array of authors and texts from a wide range of sites."--Jacket
Slave life in Virginia and Kentucky : a narrative by Francis Fedric, escaped slave by Francis Frederick( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of Fedric's two memoirs, Life and Sufferings of Francis Fedric, While in Slavery: An Escaped Slave after 51 Years in Bondage (1859), offers a brief but vivid and dramatic twelve-page description of his escape. Slave Life in Virginia and Kentucky; or, Fifty Years of Slavery in the Southern States of America (1863) provides a much more detailed account of life as a slave and of plantation culture in the southern states. Together the two works present a mesmerizing and distinct perspective on slavery in the South. Amazingly, these narratives, among the most interesting of the genre, remained out of print for nearly a hundred and fifty years. Collected here for the first time and meticulously edited by C. L. Innes, Slave Life in Virginia and Kentucky: A Narrative by Francis Fedric, Escaped Slave includes a contextual introduction, substantial biographical information on Fedric, and extensive annotations that situate and illuminate his work. Long forgotten and never before published in the United States, Fedric's narratives are certain to take their rightful place alongside the most recognizable accounts in the canon of slave memoirs
A history of Black and Asian writing in Britain by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil's own mirror : the Irishman and the African in modern literature by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pears from the willow tree : a novel by Violet Dias Lannoy( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canterbury sketches : or, Life from the early days by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

5 editions published between 1879 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ned Kelly : icon of modern culture by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinua Achebe, Arrow of God : a critical view by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the looking glass Achebe, Synge and cultural nationalism by Catherine Lynette Innes( )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinua Achebe in conversation with C.L. Innes by Chinua Achebe( Recording )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuruddin Farar interviews Chinua Achebe about his life and work
Coo-ee! The Murray is calling by Catherine Lynette Innes( )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canterbury Sketches; or, life from the early days. By Pilgrim (C.L.I.) by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

1 edition published in 1879 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Critical Perspectives on Chinue Achebe by Catherine Lynette Innes( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Innes, C. L.

Innes, C. L. (Catherine Lynette)

Innes, Catherine L.

Innes, Catherine Lynette

Innes, Lyn

To postcolonial literatures in English / C. L. Innes, Cambridge introduction

Languages
English (151)

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Chinua AchebeThe Heinemann book of contemporary African short storiesA history of Black and Asian writing in Britain, 1700-2000The Cambridge introduction to postcolonial literatures in EnglishSlave life in Virginia and Kentucky : a narrative by Francis Fedric, escaped slaveA history of Black and Asian writing in BritainThe devil's own mirror : the Irishman and the African in modern literature