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Tradition and the Postcolonial Talent: T. S. Eliot versus E. K. Brathwaite

Matthew Hart

in Nations of Nothing But Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390339
eISBN:
9780199776191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390339.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the relation between Edward Kamau Brathwaite's Caribbean “nation language” poetics and the poems and critical essays of T. S. Eliot. Reading Brathwaite's epic sequence, The ... More


Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

J. Dillon Brown and Leah Reade Rosenberg (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628464757
eISBN:
9781628464801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The first book to critically redefine and reexamine West Indian literature of the 1950s, Beyond Windrush challenges the myth that an elite cohort of male novelists based in postwar London ... More


West Indian and Caribbean Consciousness in Works by Melva Lowe de Goodin, Gerardo Maloney, Carlos Guillermo Wilson, and Carlos E. Russell

Sonja Stephenson Watson

in The Politics of Race in Panama: Afro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049861
eISBN:
9780813050331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049861.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter revisits the theme of national identity explored in previous chapters and examines the role of black movements in the aid of Afro-Panamanian consolidation. Specifically, it considers the ... More


Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Lucy Evans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381182
eISBN:
9781781384855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381182.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines the representation of community in contemporary Anglophone Caribbean literature, focusing on the most recent wave of Anglophone Caribbean short story writers following the genre’s ... More


Making New Negroes in Cuba: Garveyism as a Transcultural Movement

Frank Guridy

in Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677382
eISBN:
9781452947877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677382.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the role of Marcus Garvey’s movement in the making of a New Negro transnational affiliation that was produced by the cultural encounters between Anglophone Caribbeans, African ... More


Where Capital Punishment Remains Contested

Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle

in The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228478
eISBN:
9780191696329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228478.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the countries that have not yet abolished the death penalty, although making progress, or those which question the moral or utilitarian case for executing criminals: Africa, the ... More


Fade to Black?: The Children of West Indian Immigrants in Southern Florida

Philip Kasinitz, Juan Battle, and Inés Miyares

in Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230118
eISBN:
9780520927513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230118.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explains that, more than for any other immigrant group in greater Miami, the future life chances of the children of Anglophone Caribbean immigrants will probably be shaped by race rather ... More


Afterword: Reflections on Eric Williams and the Challenges of Postcolonial Caribbean Political Leadership

David Hinds

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter studies Eric Williams’ leadership as part of the “independence generation” that emerged as a result of post-World War II Anglophone Caribbean independence movements across the region. It ... More


Eric Williams & the Making of the Modern Caribbean

Colin A. Palmer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829875
eISBN:
9781469605692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888506_palmer
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Born in Trinidad, Eric Williams (1911–81) founded the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's first modern political party in 1956, led the country to independence from the British culminating in 1962, and ... More


The Novel in English in the Caribbean to 1950

Leah Rosenberg

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter explores English-language novels in the Caribbean. The West Indian novel was seen as a post-Second World War literary phenomenon, the creation of male authors who, born in Britain's ... More


Introduction

Colin A. Palmer

in Freedom's Children: The 1938 Labor Rebellion and the Birth of Modern Jamaica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611693
eISBN:
9781469615301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611693.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book is the third in a series that began with the publication in 2006 of Eric Williams and the Making of the Modern Caribbean. That volume was primarily a study of the important role that the ... More


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