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Author Dieffenthaller, Ian Andrew.

Title Snow on sugarcane [electronic resource] : the evolution of West Indian poetry in Britain / by Ian Dieffenthaller.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 300 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-296) and index.
Summary As recently as the early 1970s, scholars were able to argue conclusively for the existence of West Indian poetry as distinct from the English canon. Because much of its development occurred in Britain, hybridising with British practice was inevitable and this book makes a case for a West Indian British poetry which at first parallels and later becomes distinct from either of its parent bodies, relying instead on a cross-cultural aesthetic that continues to evolve. Early chapters examine the ...
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Subject West Indian poetry (English) -- History and criticism.
West Indian poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: 9781443803557 (DLC) 2009397751
ISBN 9781443803557 (hbk.)
1443803553 (hbk.)
9781443804219 (electronic bk.)
1443804215 (electronic bk.)