Product DescriptionThis bold study traces the processes by which a “history” and the canon of Caribbean literature and criticism have been constructed. It offers a supplement to that history by presenting new writers, texts and critical moments that help to reconfigure the tradition of the Caribbean. Focusing on written English or Anglocreole of the twentieth century, Alison Donnell asked what we read when we come to “Literature of the Caribbean ‘, how is it that we read and what critical, ideological and historical pressures may have influenced our choices and approaches. In particular, the book: * addresses the exclusions that have resulted from the construction of a canon of the Caribbean * rethinks domination. . . More>>

Twentieth-Century Caribbean Literature: Critical Moments in Anglophone Literary History

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