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Description - An Introduction to West Indian Poetry by Laurence A. Breiner

This introduction to West Indian poetry is written for readers making their first approach to poetry in English written in the Caribbean. It offers a comprehensive literary history from the 1920s to the 1980s, with particular attention to the relationship of West Indian poetry to European, African and American literature. Close readings of individual poems give detailed analysis of social and cultural issues at work in the writing. Laurence Breiner's exposition speaks powerfully about the defining forces in Caribbean culture from colonialism to resistance and decolonization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521587129
ISBN-10: 0521587123
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 10-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Introduction to West Indian Poetry by Laurence A. Breiner
Hardback, September 1998
$153.00