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Disturbers of the Peace - a book by Josephs, Kelly Baker

Disturbers of the Peace

Representations of Madness in Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Disturbers of the Peace( )
Author: Josephs, Kelly Baker
Series title:New World Studies
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Virginia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.50
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Exploring the prevalence of madness in Caribbean texts written in English in the mid-twentieth century, Kelly Baker Josephs focuses on celebrated writers such as Jean Rhys, V. S. Naipaul, and Derek Walcott as well as on understudied writers such as Sylvia Wynter and Erna Brodber. Because mad figures appear frequently in Caribbean literature from French, Spanish, and English traditions--in roles ranging from bit parts to first-person narrators--the author regards madness as a part of...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Literary Criticism / Caribbean & Latin American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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