Pig Tails 'n Breadfruit

Author: Austin Clarke

Publisher: New York : New Press

ISBN: 9781565845800

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 248

View: 7389


A Carribean memoir that is part cookbook and part family history offers engaging descriptions of how to cook the dishes of Barbados.

Sucking Salt

Author: Meredith Gadsby

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 0826265219

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 225

View: 8212


"Examines the literature of black Caribbean emigrant and island women including Dorothea Smartt, Edwidge Danticat, Paule Marshall, and others, who use the terminology and imagery of "sucking salt" as an articulation of a New World voice connoting adaptation, improvisation, and creativity, offering a new understanding of diaspora, literature, and feminism"--Provided by publisher.

A Sea for Encounters

Author: Stella Borg Barthet

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9042027649

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 412

View: 4301


The present volume contains general essays on: the relevance of `Commonwealth¿ literature; the treatment of Dalits in literature and culture; the teaching of African literature in the UK; `sharing places¿ and Drum magazine in South Africa; black British book covers as primers for cultural contact; Christianity, imperialism, and conversion; Orang Pendek and Papuans in colonial Indonesia; Carnival and drama in the anglophone Caribbean; issues of choice between the Maltese language and Its Others; and patterns of interaction between married couples in Malta. As well as these, there are essays providing close readings of works by the following authors: Chinua Achebe, André Aciman, Diran Adebayo, Monica Ali, Edward Atiyah, Margaret Atwood, Murray Bail, Peter Carey, Amit Chaudhuri, Austin Clarke, Sara Jeannette Duncan, Amitav Ghosh, Nadine Gordimer, Antjie Krog, Hanif Kureishi, Naguib Mahfouz, David Malouf, V.S. Naipaul, Michael Ondaatje, Tayeb Salih, Zadie Smith, Ahdaf Soueif, Yvonne Vera. Contributors: Jogamaya Bayer, Katrin Berndt, Sabrina Brancato, Monica Bungaro, Judith Lütge Coulli, Robert Cribb, Natasha Distiller, Evelyne Hanquart¿Turner, Marie Herbillon, Tuomas Huttunen, Gen¿ichiro Itakura, Jacqueline Jondot, Karen King¿Aribisala, Ursula Kluwick, Dorothy Lane, Ben Lebdai, Lourdes López¿Ropero, Amin Malak, Daniel Massa, Concepción Mengibar¿Rico, Susanne Reichl, Brigitte Scheer¿Schaezler, Lydia Sciriha, Jamie S. Scott, Andrea Strolz, Peter O. Stummer, Cynthia vanden Driesen, Clare Thake Vassallo. Stella Borg Barthet is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Malta. She is the author of papers and book chapters, mostly on Maltese, Australian, and African fiction. Her current research interests include North African and African-American writing.

What's a Black Critic to Do?

Author: Donna Bailey Nurse

Publisher: Insomniac Press

ISBN: 1897414536

Category: Electronic books

Page: 209

View: 6812


This collection of profiles, interviews, essays and reviews on such well-known writers as Ken Burns, Dionne Brand, Austin Clarke and Edwidge Danticat constitutes a frank conversation on the significance of race in the work of contemporary Black artists.

Contemporary Authors

Author: Tracey Watson

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787678944

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 480

View: 3594


These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to your holdings because sketches are entirely revised and up-to-date, and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors entries. A softcover cumulative index is published twice per year (included in subscription).

Food, Text and Culture in the Anglophone Caribbean

Author: Sarah Lawson Welsh

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1783486627

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 304

View: 598


Investigates the relationship between Caribbean food and a variety of texts including literature, historical accounts, journals, memoirs and cookbooks. It demonstrates how the creation and consumption of food and narrative are intimately linked cultural practices in the Caribbean.

English A for CSEC®

Author: Imelda Pilgrim,Ken Haworth,Arlene Kasmally-Dwarika,Anthony Perry,Anne-Marie Scott-Grigg

Publisher: Oxford University Press - Children

ISBN: 019839909X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

View: 4270


Written by a team of experienced examiners and teachers, and matched to the requirements of the latest CSEC syllabus, English A for CSEC adopts a skills-based approach and engages students with a variety of carefully structured activities to maintain interest. CSEC examination-type questions throughout develop skills and provide valuable practice alongside interesting, audience-appropriate, extracts that meet the outcomes of the syllabus and the requirements of the examination. A newly added SBA section focuses on core skills required for this aspect of the assessment.

Life Stories: A Guide to Reading Interests in Memoirs, Autobiographies, and Diaries

Author: Maureen O'Connor

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610691466

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 723

View: 4207


Memoirs, autobiographies, and diaries represent the most personal and most intimate of genres, as well as one of the most abundant and popular. Gain new understanding and better serve your readers with this detailed genre guide to nearly 700 titles that also includes notes on more than 2,800 read-alike and other related titles. • A list of subjects and suggested "read-alikes" accompany each title • Appendixes cover awards, websites, and resources • Detailed indexes provide further points of access

The Austin Clarke Library

Author: Austin Clarke

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1459734408

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 1568

View: 9663


Gathered together are three extraordinary books by renowned storyteller and memoirist Austin Clarke. ’Membering, Clarke’s breathtaking memoir, spans over fifty years of his life as a writer, chronicling his coming to Canada in the fifties, formative experiences with Malcolm X, Chinua Achebe, and LeRoi Jones, and bursting with cultural insights and poignant memories from a narrative master. In The Polished Hoe, winner of the Giller Prize and the 2003 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, when an elderly Bimshire village woman calls the police to confess to a murder, the result is a shattering all-night vigil that brings together elements of the African diaspora in one epic sweep. Set on the post-colonial West Indian island of Bimshire in 1952, The Polished Hoe unravels over the course of 24 hours but spans the lifetime of one woman and the collective experience of a society informed by slavery. Choosing His Coffin is a selection of Clarke’s finest work from more than forty years of storytelling, drawing on his Caribbean roots and his years in Canada. These stories range in theme from growing up in West Indian society and what it means to be black in both the United States and Canada to surviving as an immigrant in a predominantly Anglo-Saxon culture.