By A. James Arnold
This historical past of literature within the Carribean makes a speciality of English- and Dutch-speaking areas. issues lined comprise: the anglophone Caribbean; literary improvement - a contrastive historical past; style - a contrastive background; The Netherlands, Antilles, Aruba, and Suriname; a mosaic surroundings - a contrastive background of style; literary feedback; drama; fiction; and poetry.
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This ease of code transition within a work is a striking feature of younger generations of authors such as the ﬁction writers Earl Lovelace from Trinidad, Erna Brodber, Olive Senior, poet Lorna Goodison, and dramatist Trevor Rhone, all from Jamaica. Much of the success of these writers derives from their grasp of the inner workings of various sectors of the societies they delineate, the psychological accuracy of their characterization, and the aptness and ﬂexibility of their language range. Rhone’s ear for the realistically appropriate turn of phrase Language Use in West Indian Literature 33 never fails to impress.
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Gloria:] What is it Jim? [Jim:] Yuh cunning little bitch! [Gloria:] Let me get outa dis house. ] [Jim:] You do me dat? YOU woman… After 20 years… You play me for an ass, a damn ginny10… yuh betray me… Man kill woman for less! ] Send a taxi for me to… [Jim:] [snatches the phone] Yuh not leaving till you tell me the reason why yuh leaving me. [Gloria]: A tell yuh already” (Rhone , 67). In Earl Lovelace’s novel, The Dragon Can’t Dance, 1979, the third-person narrator’s voice moves so eﬀortlessly between standard and vernacular that the reader is as little aware of code-shifting as is the West Indian speaker / listener in everyday speech situations: “Is noise whole day.
A History of Literature in the Caribbean: English and Dutch Speaking Regions v. 2 (Comparative History of Literature in European Languages) by A. James Arnold