Making West Indian Literature

Making West Indian Literature

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qWest Indian Literature, as a body of work, is a fairly recent phenomenon; and literary criticism has not always acknowledged the diversity of approaches to writing effectively. In Making West Indian Literature poet and critic Mervyn Morris explores examples of West Indian creativity shaping a range of responses to experience, which often includes colonial traces. Appreciating various kinds of making and a number of West Indian makers, these engaging essays and interviews display a recurrent interest in the processes of composition. Some of the prices highlight writer-performers who have not often been examined. This very readable book, often personal in tone, makes a distinctive contribution to the knowledge and understanding of West Indian Literature. qHe rode into town / after nightfalla#39;), or a#39;Long Service Awarda#39; (a#39;They never thought to ask her what she wanted. / They gave her a clock. a€œTenk you, sah. It prettya€a#39;). Baugha#39;s approach to composition gives absolute priority to the voice. In a recentanbsp;...

Title:Making West Indian Literature
Author:Mervyn Morris
Publisher:Ian Randle Publishers - 2005


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