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The Routledge reader in Caribbean literature

Author: Alison Donnell; Sarah Lawson Welsh
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1996.
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This is a compilation of over 70 primary and secondary texts of writing from the Caribbean. It locates key writers within a specifically Caribbean framework, and demonstrates that these voices have  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [anthologie]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Donnell; Sarah Lawson Welsh
ISBN: 0415120497 9780415120494
OCLC Number: 300162362
Description: xix, 540 p
Contents: SELECTED CONTENTS: 1900-29 Introduction Prose and Poetry: C.L.R. James 'Triumph'; H.G. De Lisser 'Jane's Career'; A.R. Webber 'Those That Be in Bondage - a tale of Indian Indentures and Sunlit Western Waters'; Claude McKay 'My Native Land My Home', 'A Midnight Woman To The Bobby', 'In Bondage' and 'Flame-Heart'; Tropica 'Nana' and 'Busha's Song'; Tom Redcam 'O, Little Green Island Far Over the Sea'; JEC McFarlane 'The Fleet of the Empire'; P.M. Sherlock, 'Pocomania' 1930-49 Introduction Prose and Poetry: Una Marson 'In Vain', 'If', 'Quashie Comes to London', 'Cinema Eyes', 'Nigger'; George Campbell 'Holy', 'Oh! You Build a House'; Louise Bennett 'Jamaica Oman', 'Bedtime Story', 'Proverbs'; Roger Mais 'Listen, The Wind'; Vera Bell 'Ancestor on the Auction Block'; Mighty Sparrow 'Dan is the Man' Non-fictional Texts: C.L.R. James 'Discovering Literature in Trinidad: the Nineteen Thirties'; Alison Donnell 'Contradictory (W)omens? Gender Consciousness in the Poetry of Una Marson'; Mervyn Morris 'On Reading Louse Bennett Seriously'; V.S. Reid 'The Cultural Revolution in Jamaica After 1938'; Roger Mais 'Where the Roots Lie' 1950-1965 Introduction Prose and Poetry: Martin Carter 'The University of Hunger', 'I Come From The Nigger Yard'; Samuel Selvon 'Waiting for Aunty to Cough'; Jean Rhys 'The Day They Burnt the Books'; Elma Napier 'Carnival in Martinique' Non-Fictional Texts: George Lamming 'The Occasion for Speaking'; Sarah Lawson Welsh 'New Wine in New Bottles: The Reception of West Indian Writing in Britain in the 1950s and Early 1960s'; Evelyn O'Callaghan 'The Outsider's Voice: White Creole Women Novelists in the Caribbean Literary Tradition' 1966-1979 Introduction Non-Fictional Texts: Sylvia Wynter 'We Must Learn to Sit Down and Discuss a Little Culture'; Derek Walcott 'The Muse of History' Gordon Rohlehr 'Afterthoughts'; Kamau Brathwaite 'Jazz and the West Indian Novel I, II & III'; Rajkumari Singh 'I Am a Coolie'; 1980-1989 Introduction Prose and Poetry: Jamaica Kincaid 'Columbus in Chains'; Lorna Goodison 'Guyana Lovesong', 'For My Mother (May I Inherit Half Her Strength', 'I Am Becoming My Mother'; Linton Kwesi Johnson 'Street 66', 'Reggae fi Dadda'; Mikey Smith 'Black and White'; Hary Narain 'A Letter to the Prime Minister' The 1990s Introduction Prose and Poetry: 1. Jean Binta Breeze 'Testament'; Benjamin Zephaniah 'A Modern Slave Song'; Mutabaruka 'Dis Poem'; David Dabydeen 'The Counting House'; Lawrence Scott 'Mercy' Non-Fictional Texts: Derek Walcott 'The Antilles: Fragments of an Epic Memory'; Sylvia Wynter 'Beyond Miranda's Meanings: Un/silencing the "Demonic Ground" of Caliban's "Woman"'; Carolyn Cooper 'Writing Oral History'; Merle Hodge 'Challenges of the Struggle of Sovereignty'; Jean Binta Breeze 'Can A Dub Poet Be a Woman'
Other Titles: Reader in Caribbean literature
Responsibility: ed. by Alison Donnell and Sarah Lawson Welsh.
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"[P]rovides a superb introduction to the region's colorful literature...."The Reader provides sound examination and historical and cultural perspectives through the writings of such legends as C.L.R. Read more...

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