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Dr Lucy Evans is Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature in the School of English, University of Leicester.
Table of Contents
Introduction 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 Conclusion Appendices 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 Bibliography Index