Literature of the Caribbean, 1st Edition

  • Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert
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  • ISBN-10: 0313088349
  • ISBN-13: 9780313088346
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 244 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Provides biographies and critical assessments of numerous writers. Includes analysis of one or more of the writer's works. Along with plot summaries, these sections discuss major themes and give close attention to how Caribbean culture figures in the writer's texts.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Half Title.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Michael Anthony's: The Year in San Fernando.
2: Alejo Carpentier's: The Kingdom of This World.
3: Michelle Cliff's: Abeng.
4: Maryse Condé's: I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem.
5: Raphael Confiänt's: Mamzelle Dragonfly.
6: Edwidge Danticat's: The Farming of Bones.
7: Zee Edgell's: Beka Lamb.
8: Magali García Ramis's: Happy Days, Uncle Sergio.
9: Jamaica Kincaid's: Annie John.
10: Mayra Montero's: The Messenger.
11: V. S. Naipaul's: The Mystic Masseur.
12: Patricia Powell's: A Small Gathering of Bones.
13: Jean Rhys's: Wide Sargasso Sea.
14: Simone Schwarz–Bart's: The Bridge of Beyond.
15: Derek Walcott's: Omeros.
16: Works Cited.
Index.
About the Author.