Beyond windrush : rethinking postwar anglophone caribbean literature / edited by J. Dillon Brown and Leah Reade Rosenberg.

"This edited collection challenges a long sacrosanct paradigm. Since the establishment of Caribbean literary studies, scholars have exalted an elite cohort of émigré novelists based in postwar London, a group often referred to as "the Windrush writers" in tribute to the SS Empire Wi...

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Other Authors: Brown, J. Dillon, 1971- (Editor), Rosenberg, Leah (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2015]
Series:Caribbean studies series (Jackson, Miss.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Looking Beyond Windrush
  • Part One: Negotiating National Belonging
  • Indianness and Nationalism in the Windrush Era
  • Contradictory Omens: Repatriation and Resistance in Ismith Khan's The Jumbie Bird
  • Between Windrush and Wolfenden: Class Crossings and Queer Desire in Andrew Salkey's Postwar London
  • Part Two: Genre and Gender
  • Rescripting Anglophone Caribbean Women's Literary History: Gender, Genre, and Lost Caribbean Voices
  • "Neither Pathological nor Perfect": Joyce Gladwell's Late Autobiographical Challenge to the Windrush Generation
  • Elma Napier's Literary Sense of Place
  • Part Three: The Politics of Literary Production and Reception
  • The BBC's Caribbean Voices and Its "Critics' Circle": Radio Criticism and the Development of Anglophone Caribbean Literature
  • John Hearne's Plantation Fantasy
  • John Hearne: Beyond the Plantation
  • Part Four: Alternate Geographies
  • Kingston Calling: Mais's Paris, 1954
  • Marie Chauvet and the Writer's Exile from the Postcolonial Public Sphere
  • Beyond Windrush and the Original Black Atlantic Routes: Austin Clarke, Race, and Canada's Influence on Anglophone Caribbean Literature
  • Federated Ocean States: Archipelagic Visions of the Third World at Midcentury
  • Epilogue: Coming of Age in the Fifties
  • Contributors
  • Index
  • A
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  • D
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  • F
  • G
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  • I
  • J
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