Annie john is a haunting and provocative story of a young girl growing up on the island of antigua a classic coming-of-age story in the tradition of the catcher. There is a new critical interest being demonstrated, at all levels, in caribbean literature - in the literbture of a region whose needs impose large responsibilities . Caribbean literature presents the predicament of a people who are dispossessed resulting from cultural conflict and economic disparities and tensions emerging. A google search of “west indian literature” or “caribbean literature” will find them national bibliographies can be located that list writers and. Caribbean literature, literary works of the caribbean area written in spanish, french, or english the literature of the caribbean has no indigenous tradition.
Miami book fair's read caribbean will include about a dozen discussion panels centered on current events, politics, and literary traditions from. Introduction to afro-caribbean literature is a broad survey course that includes african, caribbean, and african-american authors connected by the colonial. Books shelved as caribbean-literature: wide sargasso sea by jean rhys, the brief wondrous life of oscar wao by junot díaz, a house for mr biswas by vs.
This volume in the options for teaching series recognizes that the most challenging aspect of introducing students to anglophone caribbean literature— the. The caribbean literary studies program was formed in 1999 with the goal of creating imaginative and productive spaces to hold discussions about caribbean . Presence in caribbean literature,” this article explores the fuller history of the anglophone caribbean critical and literary works from the 1930s to the 2000s.
Imagining motherhood in contemporary irish and caribbean literature undertakes a comparative transnational reading to develop more expansive literary. Home page of the caribbean review of books, a bimonthly magazine of caribbean literature and culture. The caribbean literary studies group started in 1999 with the goal of creating imaginative and productive spaces to hold discussions about caribbean.
Caribbean literature module convenor: melanie otto credit weighting: 10 ects preferred teaching term: ht 2018 learning outcomes identify and analyse. New voices of latin american and caribbean literature prize winners included writers from ecuador, cuba, colombia, argentina and brazil. Caribbean literature is the combination of works from the islands of caribbean the caribbean islands are also called the home of the noble savage because.
When i was studying english and american literature, i was struck by the fact that not one black woman—american, english or caribbean—was. The literature of the caribbean is exceptional, both in language and subject more than a million and a half africans, along with many indians and south asians,. [caribbean literature] [authors] themes economics [history] [nations] [ bibliography] related resources [postcolonial theory] [main web page. The language of religion plays an important part in the novels brown girl, brownstones the farming of bones and in the time of the butterflies in brown girl.