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Writing Black Britain, 1948-1998 : an interdisciplinary anthology

Author: James Procter
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000.
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This anthology brings together a diverse range of black British literatures, essays and documents from across the post-war period. Spanning half a century, it features South Asian, African and  Read more...

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Writing Black Britain, 1948-1998.
Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606374574
Online version:
Writing Black Britain, 1948-1998.
Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000
(OCoLC)629836871
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Procter
ISBN: 0719053811 9780719053818 071905382X 9780719053825
OCLC Number: 42476770
Description: xv, 338 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1948 to late 1960's : literatures. Colonisation in reverse ; De victory parade / Louise Bennett --
London is the place for me ; My landlady's too rude--
/ Lord Kitchener --
Migrant in London ; Roomseeker in London / James Berry --
London / Nissim Ezekiel --
Two in London / Wole Soyinka --
Letter from England / Mervyn Morris --
A northern city / B. Parthasarathy --
Finding Piccadilly Circus ; Eldorado, west one / Samuel Selvon --
Swans ; The emigrants / George Lamming --
Busman's blues / Donald Hinds --
To sir, with love / E.R. Braithwaite --
All about H. Hatterr / G.V. Desani --
The emigrants, part I / Kamau Brathwaite --
The middle passage / V.S. Naipaul. 1948 to late 1960's : essays and documents. Journey to an expectation / George Lamming --
Africans and Afro-Caribbeans : a personal view / C.L.R. James --
Colour bar / Learie Constantine --
The Caribbean community in Britain / Claudia Jones --
Blacks and crime in postwar Britain / Paul Gilroy --
Black to front and black again / Barnor Hesse --
Reconstruction work : images of postwar black settlement / Stuart Hall. Late 1960's to mid-1980's : literatures. Nock nock oo nock e nock / Jimi Rand --
Notting Hill Carnival, 1975 / Andrew Salkey --
May the force be with you / Marsha Prescod --
Yuh hear bout? / Valerie Bloom --
Five nights of bleeding ; Dread beat an blood ; Wat about di workin claas / Linton Kwesi Johnson --
Call it what yu like / Benjamin Zephaniah --
A mugger's game ; Crossing the fence / E.A. Markham --
Skanking Englishman between trains ; Two old black men on a Leicester Square park bench ; The fat black woman goes shopping / Grace Nichols --
Living in Earls Court / Shiva Naipaul --
Iqbal Cafe / Farrukh Dhondy --
Black teacher / Beryl Gilroy --
In the ditch / Buchi Emecheta --
Black Marsden / Wilson Harris. Late 1960's to mid-1980's : essays and documents. Britain's gulags / A. Sivanandan --
Notting Hill Carnival : de road is de state de state is de road / Kwesi Owusu --
Reggae, rastas and rudies / Dick Hebdige --
The Caribbean Artists Movement / Kamau Brathwaite --
Policing the crisis / Stuart Hall ... [et al.] --
White woman listen! / Hazel Carby --
It's not like Asian ladies to answer back / Amrit Wilson. Mid-1980's to late 1990's : literatures. Coming over / Caryl Phillips --
Home ; Domestic flight / Fred D'Aguiar --
So you think I am a mule? ; In my country / Jackie Kay --
Arrival 1946 / Moniza Alvi --
Visiting Yorkshire again ; When Britain had its Great / Merle Collins --
London taxi driver ; Coolie odyssey / David Dabydeen --
Long road to nowhere / Amryl Johnson --
Riddym ravings, or, The mad woman's poem / Jean Binta Breeze --
A hidden history / Ben Okri --
We're not Jews / Hanif Kureishi --
Yardie / Victor Headley --
Cassandra and the viaduct / Rukshana Ahmad --
Finding my voice / Meera Syal --
Windrush welcome ; Uncle Mo Mo steps out ; Remember the ship / John Agard --
What Stephen Lawrence has taught us / Benjamin Zephaniah. Mid-1980's to late 1990's : essays and documents. The Handsworth songs letters / Salman Rushdie, Stuart Hall and Darcus Howe --
New ethnicities / Stuart Hall --
De margin and de centre / Isaac Julien and Kobena Mercer --
Back to my routes : a postscript to the 1980's / Kobena Mercer --
Black feminism : the politics of articulation / Pratibha Parmar --
How newness enters the world : postmodern space, postcolonial times and the trials of cultural translation / Homi Bhabha --
Cruciality and the frog's perspective : an agenda of diffuculties for the Black arts movement in Britain / Paul Gilroy.
Responsibility: edited by James Procter.
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