Category Archives: Caribbean Literature

Sounding the Call

Kamau Brathwaite, an author from the mid-20th century, is notable for his contributions in poetry. He is a forerunner in using Creole as a viable language and relates much of his poetry to travels, exiles, and returns. He has written … Continue reading

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Familiar Plotting in Roger Mais’s “Red Dirt Don’t Wash”: A Response

            Critic Stewart Brown said that “No matter the social Milieu in which they are set, [Caribbean short stories] employ essentially conventional devices of story-telling, plot their tales in a familiar way, develop their characters through dialogue and the details … Continue reading

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