Caribbean Literature in English

Louis James

This study traces the literary and cultural history of Caribbean writing from Walter Raleigh to the present. It identifies the individuality of the Caribbean contribution within the broader picture of postcolonial literature and includes a literary map, chronology, and essays on keynote topics.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Map of the Caribbean
    Introduction
    Definitions

    Part I - Distorting Mirrors: The Slave Era
    1. Reflections of Europe in the New World
    2. The Dark of the Mirror: Slave Communities

    Part II - Anancy's Web: The Caribbean Archipelago
    3. Barbados and the Lesser Antilles
    4. Jamaica
    5. Trinidad
    6. British Guiana/Guyana
    7. `Brit'n'

    Part III: Towards a Caribbean Aesthetic
    8. Place
    9. Ideas
    10. Language

    Part IV: Groundation
    11. African (Re)possession
    12. India in the Caribbean

    Part V: On the Frontiers of Language
    13. Things as They Are: V.S.Naipaul
    14. The True Substance of Life: Wilson Harris
    15. From Crusoe to Omeros: Derek Walcott
    16. The Poet as Seer: Kamau Brathwaite
    17. The Meaning of Personhood: Earl Lovelace
    18. From Castle to Kumbla: Women's Writing in the Caribbean

    Postscript
    Caribbean Writing as World Literature
    Chronology
    Bibliographies
  • Data Publicarii : 11 Feb 1999
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 248
  • ISBN : 9780582493544
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