Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/1/2014
  • Publisher: Liverpool University Press
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Author Biography

Dr Lucy Evans is Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature in the School of English, University of Leicester.

Table of Contents

1: Rural Communities
Olive Senior, Earl Lovelace and the short story form
Village communities in Olive Senior's Summer Lightning and Other Stories
From country to city in Earl Lovelace's A Brief Conversion and Other Stories
2: Urban Communities
Downtown worlds
Uptown worlds
Writing Kingston in Kwame Dawes' A Place to Hide and Other Stories and Alecia McKenzie's Satellite City and Other Stories
3: National Communities
Fugal voices in Lawrence Scott's Witchbroom
The journey upriver in Mark McWatt's Suspended Sentences: Fictions of Atonement
4: Global Communities
The diasporic family in Dionne Brand's At the Full and Change of the Moon
Mobile readerships in Robert Antoni's My Grandmother's Erotic Folktales
I: St Jerome in his Study
II: At the Full and Change of the Moon family tree
III: My Grandmother's Erotic Folktales front cover image

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