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AN INTRODUCTION TO CARIBBEAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH

Amherst College
English
Spring Semester, 1988
Prof. Rhonda Cobham-Sander
11a Johnson Chapel
(413) 542-2186

The following books may be purchased at Jeffery Amherst Bookshop, 55 South Pleasant Street, Amherst:

1) Edward Brathwaite. The Arrivants. New York: Oxford University Press

2) Erna Brodber. Jane and Louisa Will Soon Come Home. London: New Beacon Books

3) Wilson Harris. Guyana Quartet. New York: Faber

4) George Lamming. In the Castle of My Skin.

5) Earl Lovelace. The Dragon Can't Dance.

6) Alfred Mendes. Black Fauns. London: New Beacon Books

7) Vidia S. Naipaul. A House for Mr. Biswas. New York: Random House

8) The Penguin Book of Caribbean Verse in English. Ed. Paula Burnett. New York: Penguin

9) Jean Rhys. Wide Sargasso Sea. New York: Norton

10) Derek Walcott. Collected Poems. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

11) Derek Walcott. The Joker of Seville. New York: Farrar, & Giroux.

Material for the Sistren/Oral Poetry section will be made available as photocopies.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Students are expected to participate actively in seminars and to prepare three written assignments:

Schedule of Readings

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March

April

May

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