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Vol. 28, No. 2 November 2020

Table of Contents

Editorial Preface
Glyne Griffith

Olfactory Archives: Smell and Historical Memory in Lawrence Scott’s Witchbroom and Austin Clarke’s The Polished Hoe
Julianne McCobin

Landless Roots: Demythologizing Caribbean Ecology and Self-Sufficiency in Margaret Cezair-Thompson’s The True History of Paradise
David Buchanan

Derek Walcott’s Poetics of Naming and Epistemologies of Place
Janet Graham

“Unbounded by Little National and Racial Lines”: The Space between Borders in Claude McKay’s Banana Bottom
Joshua M. Murray

“The end linked with the beginning and was even the beginning”: Fractal Poetics in Erna Brodber’s Nothing’s Mat
Leighan Renaud

Drinking Forever: Daru (Rum) Poetics in Chutney Music
Rajiv Mohabir

“A Great Need to Defecate”: Excremental Angst in Harold Sonny Ladoo’s Yesterdays
Sebastian Galbo

“To me, I no man yet!”: Indo-Trinidadian Manhood in Samuel Selvon’s A Brighter Sun and V. S. Naipaul’s A House for Mr. Biswas
Tyrone Ali

Storytelling, Art and Activism in Alecia McKenzie’s Oeuvre: An Interview
Véronique Maisier

Arturo Desimone, Aruban Argentinian Writer and Visual Artist: An Interview
Stephanie McKenzie

Book Reviews

Cristina Herrera and Paula Sanmartín, editors, Reading/Speaking/Writing the Mother Text: Essays on Caribbean Women’s Writing
Renée Landell

Roger Robinson, A Portable Paradise
Amílcar Peter Sanatan

Curdella Forbes, A Tall History of Sugar
Carol Mitchell

Paulette A. Ramsay, Afro-Mexican Constructions of Diaspora, Gender, Identity and Nation
Andrea Ringer

Edward Baugh, Derek Walcott; Rupert Lewis, Marcus Garvey; Funso Aiyejina, Earl Lovelace; Judy Raymond, Beryl McBurnie
J. Dillon Brown

Notes on contributors


 

 

 

 

 

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