Nationalism and the Formation of Caribbean Literature
By (author) Leah Reade Rosenberg
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Nationalism and the Formation of Caribbean Literature by Leah Reade Rosenberg
Book DescriptionThis book tells the story of how intellectuals in the English-speaking Caribbean first created a distinctly Caribbean and national literature. As traditionally told, this story begins in the 1950s with the arrival and triumph of V.S. Naipaul, George Lamming, and their peers in the London literary scene. However, Afro-Caribbeans were writing literature already in the 1840s as part of larger movements for political rights, economic opportunity, and social status. Rosenberg offers a history of this first one hundred years of anglophone Caribbean literature and a critique of Caribbean literary studies that explains its neglect. A historically contextualized study of both canonical and noncanonical writers, this book makes the case that the few well-known Caribbean writers from this earlier period, Claude McKay, Jean Rhys, and C.L.R. James, participated in a larger Caribbean literary movement that directly contributed to the rise of nationalism in the region. This movement reveals the prominence of Indian and other immigrant groups, of feminism, and of homosexuality in the formation of national literatures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403983862
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Leah Reade Rosenberg
LEAH READE ROSENBERG is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Florida, USA, where she teaches Caribbean, Postcolonial, and Atlantic studies.
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