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Caribbean Poetics

Toward an Aesthetic of West Indian Literature


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Caribbean Poetics by Silvio Torres-Saillant
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Three Caribbean writers from the three main European language blocks are used as starting points for a discussion of the artistic and literary autonomy of the region's poetic tradition over the last 60 years.

Author Biography

Silvio Torres-Saillant is an associate professor and director of the Latino-Latin American studies program at Syracuse University, the founder of the Dominican Studies Institute in New York City, and the senior editor of "The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States." He is the author of "An""Intellectual History of the Caribbean," "An Introduction to Dominican Blackness," and" La Orilla: Hacia Una Nacionalidad." He lives in New York City.
Release date Australia
October 22nd, 2013
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd Revised edition
Peepal Tree Press Ltd
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