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Critics on Caribbean literature : readings in literary criticism

Author: Edward Baugh
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1978.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Baugh
ISBN: 0312176058 9780312176051
OCLC Number: 4196117
Description: 164 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I: Contexts for criticism: general approaches to the literature --
"The necessary background" / Sylvia Wynter --
The peasant roots of the West Indian novel / George Lamming --
The folk in Caribbean literature / Gordon Rohlehr --
Tradition and the West Indian novel / Wilson Harris --
The muse of history / Derek Walcott --
Part II: From colonialism to independence --
George Lamming's In the Castle of My Skin / Ngugi wa Thiong'o --
The revolutionary dream of Walcott's Makak / Lloyd W. Brown --
Blues and rebellion: Edward Brathwaite's Rights of Passage / Gordon Rohlehr --
V.S. Naipaul and the new order: a view of The Mimic Men / Karl Miller --
Part III: Relationships: individual, community, mankind --
"Unaccommodated man": Naipaul's B. Wordsworth and Biswas --
The vision of a "sustaining community" in Claude McKay's Banana Bottom / Kenneth Ramchand --
Roger Mais' Brother Man as jazz novel / Edward Brathwaite --
Wilson Harris' Tumatumari and the family of man / Joyce Adler --
Part IV: A language of one's own --
Dialect in West Indian literature / R.B. Le Page --
The language of West Indian poetry / Gerald Moore --
The dialect poetry of Louise Bennett / Mervyn Morris --
Derek Walcott's "Poopa, Da' Was a Fête!" and Evan Jones' Lament of the Banana Man / John Figueroa --
Samuel Selvon and the language of the people / Gordon Rohlehr.
Responsibility: edited by Edward Baugh.

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