Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2010

256 Pages | 20 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719082566

Bookseller Code (06)


The life of Una Marson, 1905-65

Delia Jarrett-Macauley

Published by Manchester University Press

  • First full length biography of this pioneering poet, playwright and broadcaster
  • Essential to understanding Caribbean literary history, Black British lives in the early twentieth century, literary life of war-time London and pre-independent Jamaica
  • Provides new insights into Marson's campaigning, and how she challenged definitions of both 'race' and 'gender'
  • A work of sustained scholarship, which is deftly and vividly written

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