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Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories
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Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Lucy Evans

Abstract

This book examines the representation of community in contemporary Anglophone Caribbean literature, focusing on the most recent wave of Anglophone Caribbean short story writers following the genre’s revival in the mid 1980s. The first extended study of Caribbean short stories, it presents the phenomenon of interconnected stories as a significant feature of late twentieth and early twenty-first century Anglophone Caribbean literary cultures. Lucy Evans contends that the short story cycle and collection, literary forms regarded by genre theorists as necessarily concerned with representations of ... More

Keywords: Anglophone Caribbean, short stories, literary cultures, Lucy Evans, Caribbean literature, Caribbean communities, Caribbean anthropology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781781381182
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381182.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lucy Evans, author
University of Leicester

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