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Prologue: The Brutalization of Truth

Wilson Harris

in The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382950
eISBN:
9781781384022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382950.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This prologue derives from a lecture by the Guyanese novelist and thinker Wilson Harris, first delivered in 2003 in the wake of the illegal invasion and occupation of Iraq. The essay meditates on ... More


The Transpacific Tactics of Contemporary Filipino American Literature

Martin Joseph Ponce

in Beyond the Nation: Diasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768051
eISBN:
9780814768662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768051.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter delves into the transnational and cross-racial responses to racial misrecognition and “invisibility” in the work of M. Evelina Galang, Brian Ascalon Roley, Patrick Rosal, and Barbara ... More


Cross-Cultural Nostoi: Wilson Harris’s The Mask of the Beggar

Justine McConnell

in Black Odysseys: The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora since 1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199605002
eISBN:
9780191751226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605002.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Harris’s novel The Mask of the Beggar appropriates and reinterprets Homer’s Odyssey. This chapter engages with Harris’s underlying philosophy developed throughout his long literary career, paying ... More


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