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English Language and Literature Research Guide: Caribbean

A research guide for English.

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Selected Library of Congress Subject Headings

 

  • From Commonwealth to Post-Colonial (Orbis Link)
  • An Introduction to Caribbean francophone writing : Guadeloupe and Martinique by Sam Haigh 
  • Post-colonial literatures in English: general, theoretical, and comparative, 1970-1993 Edited by Alan Lawson (Orbis Link)
  • Saint Lucian literature and theatre : an anthology of reviews. Castries, Saint Lucia, West Indies   
  • Women writing the West Indies, 1804-1939 by Evelyn O'Callaghan
  • The West Indian novel and its background by Kenneth Ramchand
  • West Indian Literature (Second edition) Edited Bruce King
  • Making West Indian literature by  Mervyn Morris
  • Encyclopedia of Caribbean Literature (Orbis Link)
  • Self-Portraits: Interviews With Ten West Indian Writers and Two Critics by Funso Aiyejina


British Guiana/ Guyanese Literature

Others

a guide to his greatest works

    • Edwidge Danticat

Story of Haiti

    • Jamaica Kincaid

Interview: Kincaid Hates Happy Endings Audio Interview with Don Swaim

A Conversation with Caryl Phillips

Oliver Twist

    • Ana Lydia Vega

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English/ Europeans in the Caribbean Source List

List of sources written by English writers or from a colonizer standpoint about the Caribbean

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