Defining Jamaican Fiction: Marronage and the Discourse of Survival
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Beschreibung"Defining Jamaican Fiction" focuses on the place of Jamaican fiction in the larger regional literature, on its essential themes, and on the strategies of discourse for conveying these themes.
PortraitBarbara Lalla is Professor of Language and Literature in the Department of Liberal Arts, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad. Her doctorate is in Medieval Studies, and teaching includes Language History, Literary Linguistics, and Medieval and Postcolonial Literature. Publications include "Language in Exile: Three Hundred Years of Jamaican Creole" (1990) and "Voices in Exile: Jamaican Texts of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries" (1989), companion volumes both co-authored/co-edited with Professor Jean D'Costa; "Defining Jamaican Fiction: Marronage and the Discourse of Survival" (1996), and articles on Caribbean literature, discourse and language history. Her historical novel, "Arch of Fire," appeared in 1998, and has since been translated into German ("Flammedes Land," 2000).
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF ALABAMA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 1996
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten