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The black presence in Caribbean literature

Austine Amanze Akpuda

The black presence in Caribbean literature

by Austine Amanze Akpuda

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Published by Samdrew Production Nigeria in Enugu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caribbean literature,
  • In literature,
  • Blacks in literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited with an introduction by Austine Amanza Akpuda
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN849.C3 B63 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 369 p. ;
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25295784M
    ISBN 109782715492
    LC Control Number2006376847

    : Literature of the Caribbean (Literature as Windows to World Cultures) (): Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert: BooksCited by: 8. Caribbean Literature The following entry presents criticism on authors and works of Caribbean literature. The Caribbean has long been considered a politically, culturally, and linguistically.

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    'The Routledge Reader in Caribbean Literature' is an outstanding compilation of primary and secondary texts from the Anglophone Caribbean. It brings previously unknown or inaccessible texts from to the present to greater attention and draws more familiar texts into a new range of by: Black Britain Black History Black People in Europe Caribbean History Slavery Robert Wedderburn – Black Radical 21st March 16th January Phil Gregory 1 Comment.


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