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From nation to diaspora : Samuel Selvon, George Lamming and the cultural performance of gender

Author: Curdella Forbes
Publisher: Mona, Jamaica : UWIPress, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the first comprehensive treatment of gender in the works of Samuel Selvon and George Lamming, two important West Indian writers who are rarely analysed together.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forbes, Curdella.
From nation to diaspora.
Mona, Jamaica : UWIPress, 2005
(OCoLC)607833262
Named Person: Samuel Selvon; George Lamming; George Lamming; Samuel Selvon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Curdella Forbes
ISBN: 9766401713 9789766401719
OCLC Number: 61886174
Description: x, 305 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The necessity of gender: Selvon, Lamming and the re-imagination of culture --
Representations of gender in the nationalist period: images, foundations and performances --
Representing exile: the flight from gender in Selvon's Lonely Londoners, Moses Ascending and the Housing Lark --
Going home: performing masculinity in A Brighter Sun and Turn Again Tiger --
The construction of gender as anti-colonial discourse: Lamming's Of Age and Innoncence and Season of Adventure --
Theorizing the feminine and the body in Natives of my Person and The Emigrants --
All this, diasporic and the postmodern.
Responsibility: Curdella Forbes.

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"An outstanding contribution to its field; it restructures existing discourse in the most productive ways." - Sandra Pouchet Paquet, University of Miami

 
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