The BBC and the Development of Anglophone Caribbean Literature, 1943-1958 - Griffith, Glyne A.
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This book is the first to analyse how BBC radio presented Anglophone Caribbean literature and in turn aided and influenced the shape of imaginative writing in the region. Glyne A. Griffith examines Caribbean Voices broadcasts to the region over a fifteen-year period and reveals that though the program's funding was colonial in orientation, the content and form were antithetical to the very colonial enterprise that had brought the program into existence. Part literary history and part literary biography, this study fills a gap in the narrative of the region's literary history.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book is the first to analyse how BBC radio presented Anglophone Caribbean literature and in turn aided and influenced the shape of imaginative writing in the region. Glyne A. Griffith examines Caribbean Voices broadcasts to the region over a fifteen-year period and reveals that though the program's funding was colonial in orientation, the content and form were antithetical to the very colonial enterprise that had brought the program into existence. Part literary history and part literary biography, this study fills a gap in the narrative of the region's literary history.
  • Produktdetails
  • New Caribbean Studies
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin; Springer International Publishing
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-319-81201-4
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
  • Seitenzahl: 244
  • Erscheinungstermin: 28. Juni 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 210mm x 148mm x 13mm
  • Gewicht: 323g
  • ISBN-13: 9783319812014
  • ISBN-10: 3319812017
  • Artikelnr.: 53579299
Autorenporträt
Glyne A. Griffith is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English at the University at Albany, SUNY, USA. He is a scholar and teacher of Anglophone Caribbean literature and literary criticism. He is the author of Deconstruction, Imperialism and the West Indian Novel; co-editor, with Linden Lewis, of Color, Hair and Bone: Race in the Twenty-First Century; and Associate Editor of the Journal of West Indian Literature (JWIL).
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Contents

Permissions

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1

The Genesis of Caribbean Voices : People and Policies

Chapter 2

The Critics' Circle

Chapter 3

Caribbean Voices and Competing Visions of Post-Colonial Community

Chapter 4

A Sustaining Epistolarly Community

Chapter 5

The Naipaul / Mittelholzer Years: 1954-58

Afterword

Notes

Works Cited

Appendix

Index