Selected Essays of Wilson Harris: The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination
Wilson Harris is one of the outstanding literary innovators of the century. His novels date from Palace of the Peacock (1960) to Jonestown (1996). This volume matches Harris's career in the novel with his critical writings: from 1961 to the present day. Selected Essays of Wilson Harris brings together nineteen lectures, addresses and essays to make available in a single comprehensive reader Harris's full range of writings on subjects encompassing the literate imagination; traditions of fable and legend in Central and South America; the North American literary imagination, from Poe and Melville to Toomer, Ralph Ellison, Faulkner, and Jean Rhys; and inheritances and legacies of writers of the postcolonial diaspora.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.