Symbolic Cities in Caribbean Literature

Symbolic Cities in Caribbean Literature

by C. Winks

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Utilizing cross-cultural strands, this comparative study analyzes Caribbean literary representations of magic and invisible cities reworking the notion of the city as both instituted social space and imaginary community.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349376889
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/17/2009
Edition description: 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

CHRISTOPHER WINKSis Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at the Queens College/The City University of New York, USA.

Table of Contents

Thalassal Histories Building the Magic City Containing the Ancestral House: The Literary Legacies of Marronage Two, Three, Many Havanas: Ventures into a Repeating City City of Dis or City of Renewal?

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