Poetic Negotiation of Identity in the Works of Brathwaite, Harris, Senior and Dabydeen (Caribbean Studies v. 5)

Poetic Negotiation of Identity in the Works of Brathwaite, Harris, Senior and Dabydeen (Caribbean Studies v. 5)

By: Emily Allen Williams (author)Hardback

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This volume is a critical examination of selected poetry of Edward Kamau Braithwaite, Claire Harris, Olive Senior, and David Dabydeen. The author highlights the power of language as it classifies, divides, informs, and synthesizes the lives of Caribbean peoples throughout the Caribbean basin.

Contents

Beginnings; historical empowerment in Edward Kamau Braithwaite's "The Arrivants"; Claire Harris and the poetic shape of women's words; the ancestral quilt of Arawak, African, and European influence in the poetry of Olive Senior; David Dabydeen's poetic rendering of the centrality of journeying in the Indo-Caribbean experience; toward the future.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773479319
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 172
  • ID: 9780773479319
  • ISBN10: 0773479317

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