Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 December 2003

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719064753

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West Indian intellectuals in Britain

Bill Schwarz

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • The first comprehensive discussion of the major Caribbean thinkers who came to Britain
  • Written in an accessible, lively style, with a range of wonderful and distinguished authors
  • Key book for thinking about the future of multicultural Britain; study thus far has concentrated on Caribbean literature and how authors 'write back' to Britain - this book is the first to consider how they 'think back' to Britain
  • A book of the moment - nothing comparable on the Carribean influence on Britain Discusses the influence, amongst others, of C.L.R. James, Una Marson, George Lamming, Jean Rhys, Claude McKay and V.S. Naipaul

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