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Caribbean Literature in English

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Caribbean Literature in English

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Caribbean Literature in English by Louis James
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Louis James' book places the origin of Caribbean literature in English in its precise historical, linguistic, and geographical context. Beginning with Raleigh's Discoverie of...Guiana (1596), this innovative study traces the evolution of cultures which shared a common experience of slavery, but were intimately related to individual local areas. It traces the influence of pan-Caribbean movements, the impact of writing from the French territories, and the creation of an expatriate Caribbean identity in Britain and America. A literary map, chronology, essays on keynote topics, and up-to-date bibliographies are included to stimulate and facilitate follow-up research.
Release date Australia
February 11th, 1999
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Longman
Pages
248
Dimensions
137x215x13
ISBN-13
9780582493544
Product ID
1794174

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