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Pathologies of Paradise - a book by Nair, Supriya M.

Pathologies of Paradise

Caribbean Detours

Pathologies of Paradise( )
Author: Nair, Supriya M.
Series title:New World Studies
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Virginia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.50
Book Description:

Pathologies of Paradise presents the rich complexity of anglophone Caribbean literature from pluralistic perspectives that contest the reduction of the region to Edenic or infernal stereotypes. But rather than reiterate the familiar critiques of these stereotypes, Supriya Nair draws on the trope of the detour to plumb the depths of anti-paradise discourse, showing how the Caribbean has survived its history of colonization and slavery. In her reading of authors such as Jamaica...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Caribbean & Latin American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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