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ENGL362 - Caribbean Literature in English
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Political and literary traditions that intersect in the fiction and poetry written in English by Caribbean writers, primarily during the 20th century.
A study of the conversation between Caribbean fiction and poetry at home and abroad (in the diaspora). An introduction to the Caribbean novel and poetry in its various forms – traditional (as in the Caribbean calypso) and modern. Among texts to be used are Edwidge Danticat, Brother, I’m Dying, Stewart Brown & Mark McWatt, The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse, Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea and Stewart Brown & John Wickham, The Oxford Book of Caribbean Short Stories.