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Literature and Culture in the Black Atlantic

From Pre- to Postcolonial

  • Authors
  • Kofi Omoniyi Sylvanus Campbell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Kofi Omoniyi Sylvanus Campbell
      Pages 1-18
  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Kofi Omoniyi Sylvanus Campbell
      Pages 21-52
  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Kofi Omoniyi Sylvanus Campbell
      Pages 87-122
    3. Kofi Omoniyi Sylvanus Campbell
      Pages 155-161
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 163-200

About this book

Introduction

This book extends our understanding of the black Atlantic, a term coined by Paul Gilroy to describe the political, cultural and creative interrelations among blacks living in Africa, the Americas and Europe. This study focuses on pre-colonial English literary constructions and their effects on post-Independence Caribbean literature.

Keywords

America Caribbean culture identity Medieval Literature Narrative Postcolonial Studies Renaissance rhetoric Tradition

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