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By A. James Arnold

ISBN-10: 0585461813

ISBN-13: 9780585461816

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This historical past of literature within the Carribean makes a speciality of English- and Dutch-speaking areas. issues coated comprise: the anglophone Caribbean; literary improvement - a contrastive historical past; style - a contrastive historical past; The Netherlands, Antilles, Aruba, and Suriname; a mosaic surroundings - a contrastive historical past of style; literary feedback; drama; fiction; and poetry.

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How high the sky? It must be good to fork up the land in the sky, it so blue! And everything you plant, it must be come out blue too” (Selvon [1952], 99). Then, in The Lonely Londoners, 1956, a novel written in England, Selvon opted for the naturalistic flow and immediacy imparted by the vernacular idioms, affect, and speech vernacular. To carry out this tone and intention, he established a participant-observer first-person narrative voice. This device has become a hallmark of Selvon’s most successful works, such as The Housing Lark, 1965, and Moses Ascending, 1975.

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