West Indian stories.

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Short stories, West Indian., West Indies -- Social life and customs -- Fic

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SeriesFaber paper covered editions
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LC ClassificationsPZ1.S1494 We5, PR9327.5 We5
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Pagination3-224 p.
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Open LibraryOL5767358M
LC Control Number71414907

A delightful collection of tales, some of them Carib, many West African, that form the tradition of West Indian folk tales. This would be a 4-star rating if not for one misogynistic tale titled "Why women won't listen".

Otherwise, I loved the stories here, many featuring the trickster Anansi/5. West Indian Stories Paperback – January 1, by Andrew Salkey (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Cited by: 6. What the above poster may West Indian stories. book know is that Anansi stories are very much a part of West Indian culture.

Seeing as how the West Indies were created by the blood of African slaves this only makes sense. That said, this book is % full of West Indian folklore. Enjoy!Cited by: 6. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This edition retains the mixture of prose and poetry that was a feature of the original book, but includes a number of new selections alongside some of the more popular stories and poems in the original anthology.

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Fifteen distinguished authors describe gripping cases involving Indian nations over more. This edition retains the mixture of prose and poetry that was a feature of the original book, but includes a number of new selections alongside some of the more popular stories and poems in the original anthology.

This new edition also brings one of the most widely-used and long-lasting anthologies to a new generation of young Sun's Eye retains all its proven favorites, but almost 5/5(1). This introduction to West Indian poetry is written for readers making their first approach to the poetry of the Caribbean written in English.

It offers a comprehensive literary history from the s to the s, with particular attention to the relationship of West Indian poetry to European, African and American literature.

Close readings of individual poems give detailed analysis of social Reviews: 1. Get this from a library.

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West Indian Folk-tales; Anansi stories, tales from West Indian folk-lore retold for English children. [Lucille Iremonger]. Earl Lovelace, (born JToco, Trinidad), West Indian novelist, short-story writer, and playwright celebrated for his descriptive, dramatic fiction about West Indian Trinidadian speech patterns and standard English, he probes the paradoxes often inherent in social change as well as the clash between rural and West Indian stories.

book cultures. Many elements of Caribbean folklore (the orally transmitted beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a group of people) are African in origin, given that slaves brought from Africa's West (or Gold) Coast made up a large majority of those brought to the region.

Characters. Very popular in terms of Caribbean story-telling, and a direct transfer from West Africa to the Caribbean are the Anancy. Sheriff Pat Garrett describes the night he confronted Billy the Kid. A Cowboy in Dodge City, Texas cowboys in a wide open town.

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Caribbean literature is the term generally accepted for the literature of the various territories of the Caribbean region. Literature in English specifically from the former British West Indies may be referred to as Anglo-Caribbean or, in historical contexts, West Indian literature, although in modern contexts the latter term is rare.

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But no matter your preconceptions, queer historian Michael Lyons says the Author: Daniel Villarreal. Influenced by Hinduism, Indian folk tales are robust with central religious figures and moral lessons; they were used to preserve history, important people and places, as well as the religious rites and ceremonies of various Indian regions.

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