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Literary histories of the early Anglophone Caribbean : islands in the stream

Author: Nicole N Aljoe; Brycchan Carey; Thomas W Krise
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]. ©2018
Series: New Caribbean studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Caribbean has traditionally been understood as a region that did not develop a significant 'native' literary culture until the postcolonial period. Indeed, most literary histories of the Caribbean begin with the texts associated with the independence movements of the early twentieth century. However, as recent research has shown, although the printing press did not arrive in the Caribbean until 1718, the roots  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1007923425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole N Aljoe; Brycchan Carey; Thomas W Krise
ISBN: 9783319715926 3319715925
OCLC Number: 1034988791
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Nicole N. Aljoe, Brycchan Carey, and Thomas W. Krise --
"Memory, rememory, and the moral constitution of Caribbean literary history" / Keith Sandiford --
Early Caribbean evangelical life narrative / Sue Thomas --
The promise of the tropics: wealth, illness, and African bodies in early Anglo-Caribbean medical writing / Kelly Wisecup --
Order, disorder, and reorder: the paradox of Creole representations in Caribbeana (1741) / Jo Anne Harris --
Testimonies of the enslaved in the Caribbean literary history / Nicole N. Aljoe --
Beyond Bonny and Read: Blackbeard's bride and other women in Caribbean piracy narratives / Richard Frohock --
Early Creole novels in English before 1850: Hamel, the Obeah Man and Warner Arundell: The Adventures of a Creole / Candace Ward and Tim Watson --
Colonial Vices and metropolitan corrections: satire and slavery in the early Caribbean / Brycchan Carey --
Finding the modern in early Caribbean literature / Cassander L. Smith.
Series Title: New Caribbean studies.
Responsibility: Nicole N. Aljoe, Brycchan Carey, Thomas W. Krise, editors.

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The Caribbean has traditionally been understood as a region that did not develop a significant `native' literary culture until the postcolonial period. However, as recent research has shown,  Read more...

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