Sunday, February 10, 2013

The Islands In Between: Essays on West Indian Literature

James, Louis, (Ed.) The Islands In Between: Essays on West Indian Literature, London: Oxford University Press, 1968.

Reviewed in Caribbean Studies © 1969.
See also The Caribbean Writer.

Table of Contents:
1. A Crucifixion
2. Unconquerable Spirit
3. The Second Voice: Aspects of West Indian Poetry
4. Novelists in a Landscape

“A Prophet Armed: The Novels of Roger Mais”, by Jean Creary

“Of Redcoats and Leopards: Two Novels by V.S. Reid”, by Louis James

“The Poet as Novelist: The Novels of George Lamming”, by Mervyn Morris

“In Solitude for Company: The Poetry of Derek Walcott”, by Cameron King and Louis James

“A Complex Fate: The Novels of Andrew Salkey”, by Bill Carr

“The Seekers: The Novels of John Hearn”, by Barrie Davies

“The Ironic Approach: The Novels of V.S. Naipaul”, by Gordon Rohlehr

“The Fugitive in the Forest: Four Novels by Wilson Harris”, by John Hearne

For the Time Being: Epilogue or Prologue?

The Contributors

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