Caribbean Creolization: Reflections on the Cultural Dynamics of Language, Literature, and Identity
Kathleen M. Balutansky, Marie-Agnès Sourieau
University Press of Florida, 1998 - Foreign Language Study - 193 pages
Brings together prominent writers from the English, French, Spanish and Dutch-speaking Caribbean in an examination of creolization and its impact upon the region's literary production. The collection seeks to redefine Caribbean identity and aesthetics.
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Afterword by Yanick Lahens
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