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Erna Brodber and Velma Pollard : Folklore and Culture in Jamaica.

Erna Brodber and Velma Pollard : Folklore and Culture in Jamaica.

Author: Violet Harrington Bryan
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2021.
Series: Caribbean Studies Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
An exploration of two sisters' writings that emphasizes Jamaica from a local perspective.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bryan, Violet Harrington
Erna Brodber and Velma Pollard
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi,c2021
Named Person: Erna Brodber; Velma Pollard; Erna Brodber
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Violet Harrington Bryan
ISBN: 9781496836250 1496836251 9781496836236 1496836235
OCLC Number: 1285782206
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (149 p.).
Contents: Cover --
Title --
Copyright --
Dedication --
Acknowledgments --
Chapter 1. Woodside: The Lived and Imagined Homeland in the Fiction and Poetry of Erna Brodber and Velma Pollard --
Chapter 2. Velma Pollard's Karl and Erna Brodber's Jane and Louisa Will Soon Come Home --
Chapter 3. Spirit Theft and Spirit Possession in Erna Brodber's Myal and Louisiana --
Chapter 4. Migration, Return, and "Tomorrow's Spaces" in Velma Pollard's Writings --
Chapter 5. Erna Brodber's The Rainmaker's Mistake and Nothing's Mat as Afrofuturistic and Speculative Fiction Chapter 6. Gender and Identity in the Short Fiction of Velma Pollard and Erna Brodber --
Notes --
Series Title: Caribbean Studies Ser.


Erna Brodber and Velma Pollard, two sister-writers born and raised in Jamaica, re-create imagined and lived homelands in their literature by commemorating the history, culture, and religion of the  Read more...


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